Charles G. Thompson

10 September 1824–
Tyringham, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Charles G.

When Charles G. Thompson was born on 10 September 1824, in Tyringham, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his mother, Lauraine Bishop, was 33 and his father, Gideon Thompson, was 39. He married Laura Wilcox on 23 September 1849. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Canton, Hartford, Connecticut, United States for about 30 years.

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Family Time Line

Charles G. Thompson
1824–
Laura Wilcox
1827–
Marriage: 23 September 1849
Cora Sophia Thompson
1855–1905
Jennie Estelle Thompson
1860–1921
George Everett Thompson
1862–1924

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 September 1849
children

(3)

    Cora Sophia Thompson

    Female1855–1905Female

    Jennie Estelle Thompson

    Female1860–1921Female

    George Everett Thompson

    Male1862–1924Male

Parents and Siblings

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 5

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.
1863

Age 39

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

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Thomas . Thompson is widely distributed throughout Britain, but is most common in northern England and northern Ireland.2 Americanized form of Thomsen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles G Thompson in household of Calvin N Sage, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles Thompsen in household of Robert Wilcox, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Chas G Thompson, "United States Census, 1900"

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