Ann Thompson

5 January 1796–24 March 1873 (Age 77)
Woodford, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ann

When Ann Thompson was born on 5 January 1796, in Woodford, Kentucky, United States, her father, James P. Thompson, was 46 and her mother, Ruth Peyton, was 29. She married John Banks Pollard on 7 April 1814, in Woodford, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Garrard, Kentucky, United States in 1860 and Kentucky, United States in 1870. She died on 24 March 1873, in Garrard, Clay, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Garrard, Clay, Kentucky, United States.

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John Banks Pollard
Ann Thompson
Marriage: 7 April 1814
Adeline Pollard
Daniel H S Pollard
Ann Eliza Pollard
James M Pollard
William Pollard
John T Pollard
Thomas J Pollard

Spouse and Children

7 April 1814
Woodford, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1801 · Cane Ridge Revival

Age 5

The Cane Ridge Revival took place for six days in Cane Ridge, Kentucky. From August 6, 1801- August 12 or 13, 1801, around 20 thousand people gathered together for what was called the Second Great Awakening.
1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 22

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

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)

  • Ann Pollard in household of John Pollard, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ann Pollard in household of James M Pollard, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ann Pollard in household of James M Pollard, "United States Census, 1870"

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