George Willard Thompkins

1916–1991 (Age 75)
Horry, South Carolina, United States

The Life of George Willard

When George Willard Thompkins was born on 14 September 1916, in Horry, South Carolina, United States, his father, George Whiteford Thompkins, was 21 and his mother, Mary Ellen Todd, was 17. He lived in Socastee Township, Horry, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 29 September 1991, in Georgetown, Georgetown, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

George Willard Thompkins
1916–1991
Emily Cooper
1919–1995

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(5)

  • Male1916–1991Male

  • Mazie Rebecca Thompkins

    Female1922–2007Female

  • Joseph Walker Thompkins

    Male1926–2006Male

  • Harold Whiteford Thompkins

    Male1929–2015Male

  • Male1931–1981Male

World Events (8)

1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Tompkins .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Willard Thompkins in household of G Whitford Thompkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Willard Thompkins in entry for Mr Joseph Walker Thompkins, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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