Esther Belle Thompson

1910–1982 (Age 72)
Grangeville, Idaho, Idaho, United States

The Life of Esther Belle

When Esther Belle Thompson was born on 19 March 1910, in Grangeville, Idaho, Idaho, United States, her father, William W. Thompson, was 39 and her mother, Cora Alice Edgington, was 34. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Ralph Melvin Fifer. She lived in Payette, Payette, Idaho, United States for about 15 years and Ontario Election Precinct 4, Malheur, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 28 March 1982, in Idaho, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Canyon Hill Cemetery, Canyon, Idaho, United States.

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Esther Belle Thompson
Ralph Melvin Fifer
William James Fifer

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  • Fifer


  • William James Fifer


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World Events (8)

1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 1

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Age 19

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Thomas . Thompson is widely distributed throughout Britain, but is most common in northern England and northern Ireland.2 Americanized form of Thomsen .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Ester B Thompson in household of William Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Esther B Thompson in household of Thomas Edgington, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Esther Fifer in household of Ralph Fifer, "United States Census, 1940"

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