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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George Washington Thompkins
Frances "Fannie" Sellers
Effie I Thompkins
Benjamin Tompkins
Harmon David Thompkins
Emma Belle Thompkins

Spouse & Children



  • Female1886–1962Female

  • Benjamin Tompkins


  • Harmon David Thompkins


  • Female1896–1976Female

Parents & Siblings

  • Cornelius ‘Neil’ Thompkins


  • Emily "Emma" Allen




+4 More Children

World Events (8)


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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