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Thompson, Earl, -1948


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  • Variants

    • Thompson, Earl, 1910-
    • Thomson, Earl, -1948
    • Boatley, Murrell Thompson, -1948
    • Boatley, Earl T., -1948
    • Boatley, Merle, -1948
    • Boatley, Merrel, -1948
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1908?-09-23
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1948-09-02
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Twelve Clouds of Joy (Musical group)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Wisconsin
    • Death Place

        (naf) Davis (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Duluth (Minn.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Solano County (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Oakland (Calif.)
    • Gender

        Males
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    • Occupation

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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Thompson, Earl, 1910-
  • Sources

    • found: Golden era of jazz, 1952?:label (Earl Thompson, trumpet)
    • found: OCoLC 31625244(hdg.: Thompson, Earl, 1910- )
    • found: Kirk, Andy. Andy Kirk and his Twelve Clouds of Joy, 1937-1938, 1991:insert (Earl Thomson, t[rumpet])
    • found: Jazz review, Feb. 1959:page 12, etc. (Merle Boatley; called himself Earl Thompson; interviewee Andy Kirk did not know the musician's real name until the war [WWII] borke out; photograph of Andy Kirk's Clouds of Joy identify him as Earl Thompson, trumpet player)
    • found: 1910 United States Federal Census in Ancestry.com Library Edition site, July 1, 2017(Merrel Boatley; born about 1909; birthplace: Wisconsin; age as of April 29: 1 6/12 years; residence: Ward 4, Duluth, Saint Louis County, Minnesota; relationship to head of household: nephew)
    • found: U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012 in Ancestry.com Library Edition site, June 29, 2017(two entries for Murrell Boatley; from 1923 for Denfeld High School and from 1925 for Central High School; both in Duluth, Minnesota)
    • found: 1920 United States Federal Census in Ancestry.com Library Edition site, June 29, 2017(Muneli Boatly (Manele Bradly); born about 1909, Wisconsin; age 11; home in 1920: Duluth, St. Louis [County]. Minnestoa; stepson of Charles Thompson)
    • found: U.S., World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 in Ancestry.com LIbrary Edition site, June 29, 2017(Murrell T. Boatley; born 1908, Wisconsin; residence: St. Louis [County], Minnesota; enlistment date: Mar. 27, 1941; civil occupation: musician and teacher of music; marital status: divorced)
    • found: Pittsburgh courier (1911-1950), May 2, 1942:page 20 (Murrell T. Boatley; [private] first-class, promoted to corporal; of New York City; "former ace trumpeter of Andy Kirk's famous orchestra;" member of the 369th Coast Artillery; a leading arranger in New York City, including "Until the real thing comes along")
    • found: U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 in Ancestry.com Library Edition site, June 29, 2017(Earl Boatley; listed in 1943 and 1945 as resident of 2926 Boston Ave., San Diego, California; occupation: musician)
    • found: California, County Marriages 1850-1952 in FamilySearch.org site, June 29, 2017(Murrell Thompson Boatley; age 36, born 1909 (estimated); married Dec. 11, 1945, Solano, Califonria; spouse's name: Tony Helene Manuel)
    • found: California Death Index, 1940-1997 in Ancestry.com Library Edition site, June 29, 2017(Earl T. Boatley; born Sept. 23, 1911, Wisconsin; died Sept. 2, 1948, Solano; male)
    • found: Oakland tribune, Sept. 30, 1948:page 22 (Murrell Thompson Boatley; age 34; killed in an automobile accident near Davis [California] on Sept. 2; home address: 3505 West Street, Oakland; widow: Tony Helene)
  • Change Notes

    • 1995-06-13: new
    • 2017-07-04: revised
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