Dora Elizabeth Thompson

1891–1971 (Age 79)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Dora Elizabeth

When Dora Elizabeth Thompson was born in February 1891, in North Carolina, United States, her father, William Wiley Thompson, was 31 and her mother, Matilda Miller, was 29. She lived in Ashe, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Holston, Washington, Virginia, United States in 1910. She died in 1971, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

William Wiley Thompson
Matilda Miller
Rosa A Thompson
Auther G Thompson
Mary Julia Thompson
James Marion Thompson
Robert S Thompson
Dora Elizabeth Thompson
Celia Carolina "Callie" Thompson
Burtha E Thompson
Lillie Ethel Thompson
Durphy G Thompson
Bonnie May Thompson

Parents & Siblings



  • Rosa A Thompson


  • Auther G Thompson


  • Female1885–1955Female

  • Male1887–1945Male

  • Robert S Thompson


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 3

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 6

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 26

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

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 (2)

  • Dora E Thompson in household of William W Tompson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dora E Thompson in household of William Thompson, "United States Census, 1900"

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