Elizabeth Sophia Thompson

Female16 May 1915–23 September 1999

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Sophia

When Elizabeth Sophia Thompson was born on 16 May 1915, in Fair Haven, St. Clair, Michigan, United States, her father, David S Thompson, was 42 and her mother, Sophia Hosier, was 40. She married Victor Henry Vernier on 25 September 1937, in Anchorville, St. Clair, Michigan, United States. She lived in Ira Township, St. Clair, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. She died on 23 September 1999, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Anchorville, St. Clair, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Victor Henry Vernier
Elizabeth Sophia Thompson
Marriage: 25 September 1937

Sources (7)

  • Elizabeth Veonier in household of Victor Veonier, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth S Vernier, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Mrs Elizabeth Vernier in entry for Mr Chester A Thompson, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 September 1937Anchorville, St. Clair, Michigan, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 1

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    1920 · The Detroit Wall

    Age 5

    The Detroit Wall is a half mile long wall that was constructed to serve as a wall of racial separation as a physical barrier between white and black homeowners in northwest Detroit. Today the wall is mostly gone with only a small portion of it located at a local park.

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 22

    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    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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