Janet Thomson

from 1851 to 1852–15 March 1891 (Age 40)
Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Janet

When Janet Thomson was born from 1851 to 1852, in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Thomson, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Davie, was 31. She married Alexander Marshall on 1 September 1871, in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 15 March 1891, in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 40.

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Alexander Marshall
Janet Thomson
Marriage: 1 September 1871
Thomas Marshall
Margaret Marshall
Sarah Thomson Marshall
Robert Thomson Marshall
Ellen 'Nellie' Douglass Marshall
Elizabeth Thomson Marshall

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 September 1871Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway
    Age 3
    Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.
    1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857
    Age 6
    The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.
    1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868
    Age 17
    The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish, English and northern Irish: variant of Thompson .Scottish: sometimes an Anglicized form of Gaelic McThomas; see McTavish , McComish .Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen . Compare Thompson .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (11)

    • Jenette Thompson in entry for George Williams and Nellie Douglass Marshall, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Janet Thomson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
    • Janet Marshall in household of Alexander Marshall, "Scotland Census, 1881"

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