John Robert Thompson

4 August 1883–9 April 1948 (Age 64)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Robert

John Robert Thompson was born on 4 August 1883, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States as the son of John Thompson and Elizabeth SANDERSON. He married Nellie G Stevens on 24 November 1909, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He died on 9 April 1948, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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John Robert Thompson
Nellie G Stevens
Marriage: 24 November 1909

Spouse and Children

24 November 1909
Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Thompson


    Elizabeth SANDERSON




World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 18

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Robert Thompson, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • John Robert Thompson, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • California, County Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1849-1980

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