Edwin L Thompson

Male13 August 1873–23 March 1937

Brief Life History 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 25. 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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Edwin L Thompson
Emma Melissa Comstock
Marriage: 18 October 1904
Olive Mary Thompson
Emma Marjorie Thompson
Orpha Charlotte Thompson
William Jarid Thompson
Edwin Morris Thompson
Harley Lewis Thompson

Sources (8)

  • Edwin Tompson in household of Jared Tompson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edwin L. Thompson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Edwin Thompson in entry for Earl Fred Pye and Orpha Charlotte Thompson, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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  • Marriage
    18 October 1904New York, United States
  • Children (6)

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    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

    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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