Sarah Thompson

about 1745–
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life 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

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

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)

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

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