Janet Thomson

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

The Life 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 3 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
Elizabeth Thomson Marshall

Spouse and Children

1 September 1871
Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom


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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 spelling of Thompson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Janet Thomson in entry for George O. Hall and Bessie Marshall, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
  • Janet Thomson in household of Robert Thomson, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • Janet Thomson in household of Elizabeth Thomson, "Scotland Census, 1871"

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