Sara Jane Thompson

Female21 October 1841–13 February 1921

Brief Life History of Sara Jane

When Sara Jane Thompson was born on 21 October 1841, in Union Township, Marshall, Indiana, United States, her father, William Edward Thompson, was 23 and her mother, Martha McDonald, was 21. She married James Leroy Mosher on 16 August 1862, in Marshall, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 13 February 1921, in Marshall, Indiana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Union Township, Marshall, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Leroy Mosher
Sara Jane Thompson
Marriage: 16 August 1862
Ada B. Mosher
Mariam Amy Mosher
Esther M. Mosher
James Arthur Mosher
Perry Tracy Mosher

Sources (10)

  • Sarah J Mosier in household of James M Mosier, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Jane Thompson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Sarah Jane Thompson Mosher, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 August 1862Marshall, Indiana, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1851 · Constitution of 1851

    Age 10

    Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.


    Age 22

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

    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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