Sarah Virginia Thompson

Female21 September 1789–20 February 1857

Brief Life History of Sarah Virginia

When Sarah Virginia Thompson was born on 21 September 1789, in Virginia, United States, her father, Neal Thompson, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Gentry, was 30. She married Thomas Stroud on 1 February 1812, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Logan, Illinois, United States in 1850. She died on 20 February 1857, in Logan, Ohio, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Logan, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Stroud
Sarah Virginia Thompson
Marriage: 1 February 1812
Cassarilla Stroud
Fanetta Ellen Stroud
Sinai Seabury Stroud
Obedience Lee Stroud
Mourning Tilford Stroud
Laban Montgomery Stroud
Artimissa Martha Stroud
Julia Stroud
Milton Petiller Houston Stroud

Sources (5)

  • Sally Stroud in household of Thomas Stroud, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sally Thompson, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • The Thompsons of Turnbull Creek by Joseph Neal Luther, pg 7, 34

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 February 1812Davidson, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.


    Age 14

    Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.


    Age 19

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    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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