Elizabeth Thompson


Brief Life History of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Thompson was born in 1827, in Owingsville, Bath, Kentucky, United States. She married George W Rayburn in 1856. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Jeffersonville, Montgomery, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 4, Montgomery, Kentucky, United States in 1900.

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George W Rayburn
Elizabeth Thompson
Marriage: 1856
Gillette Rayborn
Richard Raburn
Cally Rayborn
Nannie Rayborn
Boots Rayborn

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Raborn in household of Geo Raborn, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elisabeth Raibourn in household of Geo W Raibourn, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth Rayburn in household of George Rayburn, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
  • Children (5)

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 3

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

    Age 3

    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.


    Age 34

    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

    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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