George Washington Thompkins

1863–1964 (Age 101)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Thompkins was born in 1863, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Cornelius ‘Neil’ Thompkins, was 28 and his mother, Emily "Emma" Allen, was 15. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Frances "Fannie" Sellers. He lived in Conway, Horry, South Carolina, United States in 1920 and Bucks Township, Horry, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 6 January 1964, in South Carolina, United States, at the age of 101, and was buried in Conway, Horry, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Thompkins
1863–1964
Frances "Fannie" Sellers
1869–1925
Effie I Thompkins
1886–1962
Benjamin Tompkins
1891–1930
Harmon David Thompkins
1893–1972
Emma Belle Thompkins
1896–1976

Spouse & Children

children

(4)

  • Female1886–1962Female

  • Benjamin Tompkins

    Male1891–1930Male

  • Harmon David Thompkins

    Male1893–1972Male

  • Female1896–1976Female

Parents & Siblings

  • Cornelius ‘Neil’ Thompkins

    Male1835–1914Male

  • Emily "Emma" Allen

    Female1848–1930Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 0

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1871 · KKK Supression

Age 8

In March of 1871, in an attempt to supress the Ku Klux Klan in South Carolina, President Grant sends troops in. Later that year in October, the KKK are told to disarm and break up. They do not do this and later many are arrested by the US marshals.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 27

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Tompkins .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • George Tompkins in household of Cornilious Tompkins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George Tompkins in household of Cornelus Tompkins, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George Thompkins, "United States Census, 1900"

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