Mary Elizabeth Thompson

24 January 1813–26 August 1876 (Age 63)
New York, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Thompson was born on 24 January 1813, in New York, United States, her father, Caleb Phillip Thompson, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth "Betsy" Wright Honeywell, was 28. She married Samuel Perry Allen on 17 March 1833, in Pine Grove Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Pine Grove Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 26 August 1876, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Pine Grove Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Perry Allen
1810–1893
Mary Elizabeth Thompson
1813–1876
Marriage: 17 March 1833
Harrison Allen
1835–
Samuel T. Allen
1839–1885
Mary E. Allen
1846–
Harriet Allen
1836–1836
Orren Cartwright Allen
1840–1914
Harriet Allen
1842–1843
George W. Allen
1844–1928
Walter Allen
1850–
Martha J. Allen
1851–1896
Miss Allen
1854–1854
Ida A. Allen
1856–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 March 1833Pine Grove Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 6
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 14
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 17
    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.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Thomson
    Thom
    Tomson
    Thompsom
    Tompson

    Sources (3)

    • Mary Allen in household of Samuel Allen, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Allen in household of Saml P Allen, "United States Census, 1860"
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