Nancy Caroline Thompson

11 August 1855–15 December 1938 (Age 83)
Carroll, Georgia, United States

The Life of Nancy Caroline

When Nancy Caroline Thompson was born on 11 August 1855, in Carroll, Georgia, United States, her father, Appleton P Thompson, was 28 and her mother, Nancy McBurnett, was 22. She married Hiram Bennett Bates on 29 September 1879, in Carroll, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in District 1006, Carroll, Georgia, United States for about 30 years and Tallapoosa, Haralson, Georgia, United States in 1930. She died on 15 December 1938, at the age of 83, and was buried in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Tallapoosa, Haralson, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Bennett Bates
Nancy Caroline Thompson
Marriage: 29 September 1879
Appleton Lorenzo Bates
Eliphas Franklin Bates
Henry Jackson Bates
Nancy C. Bates
Robert Webster Bates
Eli Edgar Bates
Rufus Sylvester Bates
Leonard Lee Bates
Joseph B. Bates
Florence B Bates
Elbert E. L. Bates
Ollie Milledge Bates

Spouse and Children

29 September 1879
Carroll, Georgia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Historical Boundaries: 1856: Haralson, Georgia, United States

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 26

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Nancy Thompson in household of Appleton L Thompson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • N Caroline Bates in household of Joseph B Bates, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Caroline Bates in household of Bennett Bates, "United States Census, 1910"

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