Herbert Rosten Thompson

8 April 1909–19 September 1989 (Age 80)
Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia, United States

The Life of Herbert Rosten

When Herbert Rosten Thompson was born on 8 April 1909, his father, Robert C Thompson, was 27 and his mother, Alice J, was 27. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Eula Mae Bennett. He lived in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1920 and District 872, Whitfield, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 19 September 1989, in Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia, United States.

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Herbert Rosten Thompson
Eula Mae Bennett
Twin Daughters Thompson
Infant Daughter Thompson
Gregory Alan Thompson

Spouse and Children



    Twin Daughters Thompson


    Infant Daughter Thompson


    Gregory Alan Thompson


Parents and Siblings

    Robert C Thompson


    Alice J




World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 13

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Age 22

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herbert Thompson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Herbert Thompson in household of R C Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Herbert Thompson in household of Robert C Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"

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