Ellen Ann Tompkins

9 May 1887–1955 (Age 67)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Ellen Ann

When Ellen Ann Tompkins was born on 9 May 1887, in Nebraska, United States, her father, Alva C. Tompkins, was 28 and her mother, Nancy R Powers, was 29. She lived in Blaine, Adams, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Hastings, Adams, Nebraska, United States in 1920. She died in 1955, at the age of 68.

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Alva C. Tompkins
Nancy R Powers
Earle Nathaniel Tompkins
Laura Belle Tompkins
Ellen Ann Tompkins
Wilsey Leroy Tompkins
Daisy Olive Tompkins

Parents and Siblings

    Alva C. Tompkins





World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Thomas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellena Tompkins in household of Wilma Muster, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ellen A Tompkins in household of Alva Tompkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ellen Ann Tompkins, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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