Mary Ellen Thompson

1893–1966 (Age 73)
Emmitsburg, Frederick, Maryland, United States

The Life of Mary Ellen

Mary Ellen Thompson was born in 1893, in Emmitsburg, Frederick, Maryland, United States as the daughter of William E Thompson and Mary C Staley. She died on 1 January 1966, in Clear Spring, Washington, Maryland, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Mount Lena, Washington, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Ellen Thompson
1893–1966
John Robert Smith
1870–1940

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • William E Thompson

    MaleMale

  • Mary C Staley

    FemaleFemale

siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Mary Ellen Thompson Smith, "Find A Grave Index"

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