Elva Irene Thompson

4 July 1905–4 November 2004 (Age 99)
Shelbyville, Shelby, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Elva Irene

When Elva Irene Thompson was born on 4 July 1905, in Shelbyville, Shelby, Missouri, United States, her father, Joseph William Thompson, was 37 and her mother, Virginia V. Raplee, was 24. She married Merton Monroe Montgomery on 28 September 1932, in Paris, Monroe, Missouri, United States. She died on 4 November 2004, in Shelbina, Shelby, Missouri, United States, at the age of 99.

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Merton Monroe Montgomery
Elva Irene Thompson
Marriage: 28 September 1932

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  • Marriage
    28 September 1932Paris, Monroe, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 1
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
    1906 · Licencing Butchers
    Age 1
    A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
    Age 26
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name T(h)om(me) (see Thom ) + -son ‘son of Tom’. Thomson is usually the Scottish form, that with the intrusive -p- being English. Both forms are common in Ireland. The surname Thompson is also very common among African Americans.Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen and of its Swedish cognate Thomsson. Compare Thomson .

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

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