THOMPSON Mary Theodora

THOMPSON Mary Theodora[1]

Female 1919 - 2006  (87 years)

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  • Name THOMPSON Mary Theodora 
    Nickname Mary Dora 
    Birth 24 Jan 1919  Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    _UID 3FE751705C8AD4499BF1E3056E2D64FC598B 
    Death 30 Jul 2006  Bethesda, Montgomery, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Burial Aft 30 Jul 2006  Arlington, Arlington, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Address:
    Arlington National Cemetery 
    • (Court 1 Section D Stack 13 Niche 1.)
    Major John Jarvis & Mary Dora (Thompson) (Sexton) English military plaque
    Major John Jarvis & Mary Dora (Thompson) (Sexton) English military plaque
    Plot: Section 1-D Row 13 Site 1
    Notes 
    • In 1940, while visiting family friends in Pensacola, Florida, she met a young naval aviator, LTJG Ormond Griffith Sexton III, and married him later that year. They lived in Norfolk until her husband was shipped out to the Pacific after the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Her husband, was later an instructor at the U.S. Naval Academy, and died in a car accident in 1953. in 1965, she married John J. English Sr. They traveled throughout the United States and abroad; he died in 1980. She loved word games, crossword puzzles, mysteries, golf, long walks, show music and dancing. She was a die-hard fan of the Washington Redskins and a voracious reader. She was a member of an Episcopal Church. Her death was due from lung cancer complications.
    Person ID I71652  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2012 

    Father THOMPSON John William,   b. 1892, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1963, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 71 years) 
    Mother NOYES Elizabeth Crosby,   b. 22 Sep 1892, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 22 Apr 1981, Bethesda, Montgomery, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 88 years) 
    Marriage 3 Dec 1913  Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    St. Thomas Episcopal Church 
    Family ID F27908  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Commander SEXTON Ormand Griffith, III,   b. 14 Apr 1913, Florida Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 14 Dec 1953, Annapolis, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 40 years) 
    Marriage Jul 1940  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Living
    Family ID F27913  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2024 

    Family 2 Major ENGLISH John Jarvis,   b. 1917   d. 1980 (Age 63 years) 
    Marriage 1965  [1
    Family ID F27915  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2024 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 24 Jan 1919 - Washington, District of Columbia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Mary Dora (Thompson) (Sexton) English
    Mary Dora (Thompson) (Sexton) English

  • Sources 
    1. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #15533315.

    2. [S4176] Correspondence-Internet-Joan Webb (Thompson) Secrest, 9 Feb 2009 7:43 pm.

    3. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #45486984 [Anne Cady] 12/19/2010.