THOMPSON, Adelaide Mary
(Cir 1875-1944)


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SECKER, John James

THOMPSON, Adelaide Mary

  • Born: Cir 1875, Gloucestershire, England
  • Marriage: SECKER, John James circa 1898
  • Died: 5 Jun 1944, Alameda County, California, United States

bullet  Birth Notes:

Last name Thompson from dau Winifred's entry in CA Death Index.


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Census, 1901, Wales. Adelaide M Secker is 25, b Gloucestershie, England, resident of Tredegar, Bedwellty, Monmouthshire, Wales. John J Secker is also on the same 1901 Census record. This appears in the index at, but access to the actual record requires a different membership than the one I have.

Census, 1910, Itasca Co, MN. Adelaide Secker is 34, b England, parents b England, married 11 years to James, 4 children, all living. (District 69, Bovey Village, Itasca Co, MN, sheet 2B, family 41)

Census, 1920, Itasca Co, MN. Adelaide M Secker is 44, b England, parents b England, immigrated 1906, married to John J. (Fourth Avenue, District 37, Bovey, Itasca Co, MN, family 93)

Appearance in Document: Passport Application, 7 Aug 1922, Minnesota. Adelaide Mary Secker b 21 Jul 1875 in Gloucester, England, resident of Glencoe, MN, wife of John James Secker, spouse born Gloucester, England. Application is for her and her children Oliver George, Violet Leona, Lillian Evelyn, Mabel, and Winifred. It says her husband came to US on the Westerland from Liverpool on 16 Oct 1906, and that he was naturalized as a citizen of the US before District Court of Itasca Co at Grand Rapids, MN, on Sept 15 1918. She is requesting a passport in order to visit relatives in England, and she plans to take a steamship from New York in August 1922. There is a photo attached to the application showing the entire family, but the reproduction at is not very good. (US Passport Applications at

Census, 1930, Alameda County, California, United States. Adelaide M Secker is 55, married at 25, b England, parents b England, married (but no husband in household), no occupation, with son Oliver G (24, b England, parents b England, single, butcher at retail meat shop), dau Violet L (20, b MN, phonograph record tester), dau Lillian O (16, b MN), dau Mabel J (14, b MN), dau Winnifred M (11, b MN). (1482 74th Ave, District 145, Oakland, Brooklyn Twp, Alameda Co, CA, sheet 16B, family 305)

Appearance in Document: California Death Index, 5 Jun 1944, Alameda County, California, United States. Adelaide Mary Secker b 21 Jul 1878 in "other country", d 5 Jun 1944 in Alameda Co, CA, mother's maiden name Thatcher, father's surname Thompson. (CA Death Index at


Adelaide married John James SECKER, son of Charles W SECKER and Sarah E UNKNOWN, circa 1898. (John James SECKER was born on 12 Apr 1875 in Kent, England and died on 8 May 1943 in Los Angeles Co, CA.)

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