Crawford Lindsey Thompson

Male15 May 1859–26 December 1930

Brief Life History of Crawford Lindsey

When Crawford Lindsey Thompson was born on 15 May 1859, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Elzwick Thompson, was 40 and his mother, Nancy Brown, was 31. He married Nancy Koger on 16 December 1882, in Scott, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Lone Rock Township, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Bernice, Delaware, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died on 26 December 1930, at the age of 71, and was buried in Olympus Cemetery, Grove, Delaware, Oklahoma, United States.

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Crawford Lindsey Thompson
Nancy Koger
Marriage: 16 December 1882
Wm E Thompson
Nellie Deliah Thompson
Henry H Thompson
Henry Thompson
James Elwood Thompson
Elmer Thompson

Sources (15)

  • Crawford L Thompson in household of Witt Nickerson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Crofford S Thompson, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
  • Crawford Lindsley Thompson, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 December 1882Scott, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

    Age 2

    On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 3

    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

    Age 19

    When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

    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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