Mary Elizabeth Thompson

1866–1946 (Age 80)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

Mary Elizabeth Thompson was born in November 1866, in Tennessee, United States. She married Hansel Thomas Chapman on 22 December 1884, in Henry, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 4 Brinkley, Calloway, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. She died on 30 November 1946, in Fulton, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 80.

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Mary Elizabeth Thompson
Hansel Thomas Chapman
Marriage: 22 December 1884
Evie Chapman
Henry Tilman Chapman
Willie Chapman
Theresa Mae Estelle Chapman
Grover Cleveland Chapman
Flora B. Chapman
Herman Edgar Chapman
Audie L. Chapman
Chloe Pearl Chapman
Early Chapman
Hancel Tilda Chapman

Spouse & Children

22 December 1884
Henry, Tennessee, United States


  • Evie Chapman


  • Henry Tilman Chapman


  • Willie Chapman


  • Theresa Mae Estelle Chapman


  • Male1895–1968Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 12

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 24

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Bettie Chapman in household of Hanse? Chapman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary E Chapman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Elizabeth Thompson in entry for James Levyn Brann and Chloe Pearl Childers, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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