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
Mary Elizabeth Thompson
Marriage: 17 March 1833
Harrison Allen
Samuel T. Allen
Mary E. Allen
Harriet Allen
Orren Cartwright Allen
Harriet Allen
George W. Allen
Walter Allen
Martha J. Allen
Miss Allen
Ida A. Allen

Spouse and Children

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


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    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.

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    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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