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Matilda THOMPSON

Female 1920 - 2011  (91 years)


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  • Name Matilda THOMPSON 
    Born 25 Mar 1920  Hancock County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Name Matilda "Tillie" THOMPSON 
    Died 21 Dec 2011  Episcopal Church Home of Minnesota, St Paul, Ramsey County, MN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Forest Meadows Memorial Park, Gainesville, Alachua County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • (1) Obituary, The St. Paul Pioneer Press, St. Paul, MN, December 25, 2011:

      Starns Matilda "Tillie" Thompson

      Died peacefully at the Episcopal Church Home in St. Paul on December 21, 2011, at the age of 91 years. Tillie was born March 25, 1920, in rural Hancock County, Georgia. Tillie was a feisty and determined lady, who, at age 16, left her home in rural Georgia, to travel 1,500 miles by train to college. She demonstrated her incredible resiliency repeatedly over the years, overcoming many obstacles in life and the workplace. She was a master quilter, knitter, and seamstress. Tillie received a Bachelors degree in Library Science and a Masters in Instructional Materials from the University of Oklahoma in the early 1940's and a Masters in Library Science from the University of Illinois in 1963. She was a professional university librarian for over 45 years at the University of Oklahoma, the University of Florida and Southern Illinois University. Tillie is survived by her sister Leila (Doug) Barker of Perry, GA, her brother Benjamin (Betty) Thompson of Winston Salem, NC, sons Byron, Jr. (Connie) and Larry (Mary Beth) Starns of St. Paul, and five grandchildren, Kate (Chicago) , Alex (San Francisco) Ted (Houston, TX), Matthew and Laurel (St. Paul) Starns. Her husband, Byron, parents, Thomas and Rebecca Thompson, and brothers, Albert, Thomas, Lewis and William Thompson, predeceased her. Donations may be made to the Episcopal Church Home of Minnesota or the charity of your choice . A memorial service is scheduled at the Episcopal Church Home of Minnesota, Coventry Chapel, Cornelia House, 1840 University Avenue West, St. Paul, MN 55104, on Monday, December 26, at 10 AM. There will be a private burial in Gainesville, FL. 651-698-0796

      (2) Obituary, The Star Tribune, Minneapolis, MN, December 25, 2011:

      Starns, Matilda "Tillie" Thompson died peacefully at the Episcopal Church Home in St. Paul on December 21, 2011, at the age of 91 years. Tillie is survived by her sons Byron, Jr. (Connie) and Larry (Mary Beth) Starns of St. Paul, five grandchildren, Kate (Chicago), Alex (San Francisco), Ted (Houston, TX), Matthew and Laurel (St. Paul) Starns. A memorial service is scheduled at the Episcopal Church Home of Minnesota, Coventry Chapel, Cornelia House, 1840 University Avenue West, St. Paul, MN 55104, on Monday, Dec. 26, at 10 AM. Arr. O' Halloran & Murphy 651-698-0796.
    Person ID I2740  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 

    Father Tommie Milburn THOMPSON, Sr.,   b. 21 Mar 1893, TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1980, Warner Robins, Houston County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Rebecca AMOSS,   b. 3 Oct 1900, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1967, Baldwin County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1917 
    Family ID F12706  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Byron Eugene STARNS, Sr.,   b. 20 Jan 1912, Hobart, Kiowa County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1956, Gainesville, Alachua County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 23 Sep 1941  Kingfisher County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 14:55:00 
    Family ID F1899  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Oklahoma CountyMarriages, 1891-1959: Name: B E Starns Titles & Terms: Event: Marriage Event Date: 23 Sep 1941 Event Place: Kingfisher, Oklahoma Age: 29 Race: Birth Date: Estimated Birth Year: 1912 Marriage License or Bond Date: Place of Marriage License or Bond: Kingfisher, Oklahoma Father: Father's Titles & Terms: Mother: Mother's Titles & Terms: Spouse: Matilda Thompson Spouse's Titles & Terms: Spouse's Age: 21 Spouse's Race: Spouse's Birth Date: Spouse's Estimated Birth Year: 1920 Spouse's Father: Spouse's Father's Titles & Terms: Spouse's Mother: Spouse's Mother's Titles & Terms: Reference Number: Film Number: 2383698 Digital Folder Number: 4532589 Image Number: 00116.