Edwin L Thompson

13 August 1873–23 March 1937 (Age 63)
Bingham Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Edwin L

When Edwin L Thompson was born on 13 August 1873, in Bingham Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Levi Jared Thompson, was 27 and his mother, Rachel Permelia Lewis, was 24. He married Emma Melissa Comstock on 18 October 1904, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Genesee, Genesee Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died on 23 March 1937, in Ulysses, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Ulysses Cemetery, Ulysses, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin L Thompson
1873–1937
Emma Melissa Comstock
1871–1952
Marriage: 18 October 1904
Olive Mary Thompson
1905–1988
Emma Marjorie Thompson
1916–
Orpha Charlotte Thompson
1906–1939
William Jarid Thompson
1908–1993
Edwin Morris Thompson
1910–1999
Harley Lewis Thompson
1912–1997

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 October 1904
New York, United States
children

(6)

    Olive Mary Thompson

    Female1905–1988Female

    Orpha Charlotte Thompson

    Female1906–1939Female

    Male1908–1993Male

    Edwin Morris Thompson

    Male1910–1999Male

    Harley Lewis Thompson

    Male1912–1997Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 4

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 17

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Edwin Tompson in household of Jared Tompson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edwin L Thompson in household of Levi Thompson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edwin L Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"

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