Albert Jackson Thompson

24 July 1829–7 February 1911 (Age 81)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Albert Jackson

When Albert Jackson Thompson was born on 24 July 1829, in Indiana, United States, his father, Lewis Thompson, was 28 and his mother, Mary Duree, was 22. He married Sarah Moore on 18 October 1855, in Parke, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Judson, Washington Township, Parke, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Adams Township, Parke, Indiana, United States in 1910. He died on 7 February 1911, in Rockville, Parke, Indiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Martin Cemetery, Union Township, Parke, Indiana, United States.

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Albert Jackson Thompson
Sarah Moore
Marriage: 18 October 1855
James B Thompson
Laura D Thompson
Mary Thompson
Curtis C. Thompson

Spouse and Children

18 October 1855
Parke, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Lewis Thompson





    Elizabeth Thompson




    Maria Ann Charlotte Corda THOMPSON


World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

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.
1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 7

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 22

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.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Albert J Thompson in household of Lewis Thompson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Albert Thompson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Albert J Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"

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