Sarah Thompson

about 1745–
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Thompson was born about 1745, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Thompson, was 28 and her mother, Penellope Barton, was 31. She married Edward Lawton on 3 February 1757.

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Edward Lawton
Sarah Thompson
Marriage: 3 February 1757

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 February 1757
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    World Events (5)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 56
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 63
    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
    Age 70
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    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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    Sources (4)

    • Sarah Tompson, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
    • Sarah Thompson, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
    • Sarah Thompson, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

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