Margaret Thompson

25 March 1807–20 August 1886 (Age 79)
Brown, Ohio, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Thompson was born on 25 March 1807, in Brown, Ohio, United States, her father, William Thompson, was 25 and her mother, Agnes Kerr, was 23. She married Vearner Kerr on 3 January 1840, in Brown, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Ripley, Union Township, Brown, Ohio, United States in 1870. She died on 20 August 1886, in Union Township, Brown, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Ripley, Union Township, Brown, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Vearner Kerr
Margaret Thompson
Marriage: 3 January 1840
David Kerr
Ellen Reeves Kerr

Spouse and Children

    Vearner Kerr



3 January 1840
Brown, Ohio, United States


    David Kerr


    Ellen Reeves Kerr


Parents and Siblings

    William Thompson


    Agnes Kerr





    John Thompson



    Sarah Ann Thompson


    Thomas Thompson


World Events (8)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 10

BROWN COUNTY This sub-division of the state was formed from Adams and Clermont, March 1, 1817, and named for Gen. Jacob Brown, a gallant officer in the War of 1812.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 23

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

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)

  • Margaret Kerr, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margaret Kerr in household of Barney Kerr, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Margaret Kerr in household of Verner Kerr, "United States Census, 1860"

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