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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Charles G. Thompson
Laura Wilcox
Marriage: 23 September 1849
Cora Sophia Thompson
Jennie Estelle Thompson
George Everett Thompson

Spouse and Children

23 September 1849


    Cora Sophia Thompson


    Jennie Estelle Thompson


    George Everett Thompson


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.

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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