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
1809–1866
Margaret Thompson
1807–1886
Marriage: 3 January 1840
David Kerr
1841–1841
Ellen Reeves Kerr
1843–

Spouse and Children

    Vearner Kerr

    Male1809–1866Male

    Female1807–1886Female

MARRIAGE
3 January 1840
Brown, Ohio, United States
children

(2)

    David Kerr

    Male1841–1841Male

    Ellen Reeves Kerr

    Female1843–Female

Parents and Siblings

    William Thompson

    Male1782–1813Male

    Agnes Kerr

    Female1783–1874Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1802–1852Female

    John Thompson

    Male1805–1891Male

    Female1807–1886Female

    Sarah Ann Thompson

    Female1812–1879Female

    Thomas Thompson

    MaleMale

World Events (8)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1817

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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