Nellie Jeanette Thompson

Brief Life History of Nellie Jeanette

When Nellie Jeanette Thompson was born on 24 January 1906, in Avery, Monroe, Iowa, United States, her father, Robert Andrew Thompson, was 42 and her mother, Jeanette Smith, was 36. She married Clarence Wilson Moore on 26 December 1936, in Avery, Monroe, Iowa, United States. She lived in Monroe Township, Monroe, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Iowa Lake Township, Emmet, Iowa, United States in 1950. She died on 29 November 2007, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 101, and was buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Fairmont Township, Martin, Minnesota, United States.

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Clarence Wilson Moore
Nellie Jeanette Thompson
Marriage: 26 December 1936

Sources (11)

  • Nellie Moore, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Nellie Jeannette Thompson, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Nellie J Thompson, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

1933 · The Browns Valley Man

Just like the Minnesota Woman, The Browns Valley Man are deemed the oldest human remains found in Minnesota. They were found by W. H. Jenson, while he was laying gravel for his driveway, in the Traverse gap in western Minnesota. The remains are believed to be around 9,000 years old.

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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