Sara Jane Thompson

21 October 1841–13 February 1921 (Age 79)
Union Township, Marshall, Indiana, United States

The Life 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
1842–1926
Sara Jane Thompson
1841–1921
Marriage: 16 August 1862
Ada B. Mosher
1866–1940
Mariam Amy Mosher
1868–1930
Esther M. Mosher
1868–1885
James Arthur Mosher
1873–1876
Perry Tracy Mosher
1875–1950

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 August 1862
Marshall, Indiana, United States
children

(5)

    Ada B. Mosher

    Female1866–1940Female

    Mariam Amy Mosher

    Female1868–1930Female

    Esther M. Mosher

    Female1868–1885Female

    James Arthur Mosher

    Male1873–1876Male

    Male1875–1950Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Female1841–1921Female

    Lewis Logan Thompson

    Male1845–1915Male

    Elizabeth Thompson

    Female1846–1925Female

    Diana Thompson

    Female1848–Female

    Male1848–1902Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

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.
1863

Age 22

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sarah J Thompson in household of W E Thompson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah J Thompson in household of Wm E Thompson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah J Mosher in household of James L Mosher, "United States Census, 1880"

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