Esther B. Spaulding Thompson

1898–1971 (Age 73)
Sumner, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life of Esther B. Spaulding

Esther B. Spaulding Thompson was born on 11 February 1898, in Sumner, Oxford, Maine, United States. She lived in Maine, United States in 1935 and The Forks Plantation, Somerset, Maine, United States in 1940. She died on 23 June 1971, in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Center Cemetery, Holliston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Esther B. Spaulding Thompson
Ralph Edward Thompson

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1905 · Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout

Age 7

In 1905, a fire lookout tower (among the first of its kind) was constructed in Piscataquis County on Squaw Mountain. Due to Maine's abundance of lumber and paper mills, it was essential that a system be developed to help spot fires as quickly as possible.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 20

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Esther B Thompson in household of Ralph E Thompson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Esther B. Spaulding Thompson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Esther Thompson, "Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003"

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