Helen Tompkinson

1891–1957 (Age 65)
Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Helen

Helen Tompkinson was born on 12 October 1891, in Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. She married Frank Paul Rewinkel about 1918, in Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 22 June 1957, in Essex Junction, Essex, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Helen Tompkinson
1891–1957
Frank Paul Rewinkel
1891–1981
Marriage: about 1918
Dorothy Helen Rewinkel
1920–1988
Robert Francis Rewinkel
1930–2007

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1918
Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
children

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed

Age 9

The USS Holland was the first commissioned submarine. It was named after John Philip Holland. It had been laid down in November of 1896 and launched a year later. It was acquired and commissioned in 1900 and decommissioned five years later. The submarine was finally sold in 1913 and put on display until it was scrapped in 1932.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 18

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

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