Pauline Thompson

28 August 1927–25 June 2009 (Age 81)
Ouachita, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Pauline

When Pauline Thompson was born on 28 August 1927, in Ouachita, Arkansas, United States, her father, Luther Thompson, was 38 and her mother, Nellie Wilson, was 32. She married John Henry Burks on 21 March 1949, in Ouachita, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Bridge Creek Township, Ouachita, Arkansas, United States in 1930. She died on 25 June 2009, in Camden, Ouachita, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Burks
Pauline Thompson
Marriage: 21 March 1949
James Raven Burks
Marvin Earl Burks

Spouse and Children

21 March 1949
Ouachita, Arkansas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Luther Thompson


    Nellie Wilson




    Clyde Thompson


    Susie Thompson



World Events (8)


Age 2

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.

Age 4

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 22

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mauline Thompson in household of Luther Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Paulene Thompson in entry for James Raven Burks, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Pauline Thompson, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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