Mary Ellen Thompson

1887–1976 (Age 89)
Lyndon, Osage, Kansas, United States

The Life of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Thompson was born on 1 March 1887, in Lyndon, Osage, Kansas, United States, her father, Ira Samuel Thompson, was 42 and her mother, Sarah Catherine Stout, was 29. She married John William Redenbaugh on 9 May 1906, in Lyndon, Osage, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Isabel, Barber, Kansas, United States for about 5 years and Ridgeway Township, Osage, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 24 November 1976, at the age of 89, and was buried in Vassar, Osage, Kansas, United States.

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Mary Ellen Thompson
John William Redenbaugh
Marriage: 9 May 1906
Erma Irene Redenbaugh
Faye Mildred Redenbaugh
Cecil Elvin Redenbaugh
Loren Claude Redenbaugh
William Lavern Redenbaugh
Orris Kent Redenbaugh
Katherine Jane Redenbaugh

Spouse & Children

9 May 1906
Lyndon, Osage, Kansas, United States


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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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 25

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Marie J Flukinger in household of Harry Thompson, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Mary E Redenbaugh in household of John W Redenbaugh, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • M E Redenbaugh in household of J W Redenbaugh, "Kansas State Census, 1915"

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