Samuel Lucas Thompson

MaleMarch 1852–13 October 1921

Brief Life History of Samuel Lucas

When Samuel Lucas Thompson was born in March 1852, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States, his father, Lindsey Crow Thompson, was 44 and his mother, Ann Lucas, was 39. He married Margaret Elizabeth Summers on 23 March 1891, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Elkhorn District, McDowell, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Lipps, Wise, Virginia, United States in 1910. He died on 13 October 1921, in Wise, Virginia, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Tazewell, Tazewell, Virginia, United States.

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Samuel Lucas Thompson
Margaret Elizabeth Summers
Marriage: 23 March 1891
Bennie Thompson
Annie Va. Thompson
Clarence Thompson
Bessie Fee Thompson
Martha E Gladys Thompson

Sources (18)

  • Samuel Thompson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sam'l. L. Thompson, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Saml L Thompson, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 March 1891Tazewell, Virginia, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1861 · The Battle of Manassas

    Age 9

    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 


    Age 11

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 20

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name T(h)om(me) (see Thom ) + -son ‘son of Tom’. Thomson is usually the Scottish form, that with the intrusive -p- being English. Both forms are common in Ireland. The surname Thompson is also very common among African Americans.

    Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen and of its Swedish cognate Thomsson. Compare Thomson .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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