Samuel Robert Thompson

Brief Life History of Samuel Robert

Samuel Robert Thompson was born on 21 September 1875, in Canada, New France. He married Frances M. Blakely in 1899. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Adams, Umatilla, Oregon, United States in 1910 and Pendleton, Umatilla, Oregon, United States in 1920. He died on 1 February 1945, in Umatilla, Oregon, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Robert Thompson
1875–1945
Frances M. Blakely
1878–1922
Marriage: 1899
Thelma Lou Thompson
1899–1987

Sources (10)

  • Samuel R Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Samuel Robert Thompson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Samuel R Thompson, "Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998"

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

1883

Historical Boundaries 1883: Umatilla, Oregon, United States

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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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