Sarah M. Thompson

December 1858–2 September 1925 (Age 66)
South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States

The Life of Sarah M.

Sarah M. Thompson was born in December 1858, in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States. She married Charles H. Peak on 4 July 1880, in Niles, Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in German Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 September 1925, in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Charles H. Peak
Sarah M. Thompson
Marriage: 4 July 1880
Frank Ellwood Peak
Warner L Peak
Eva Peak

Spouse and Children

4 July 1880
Niles, Berrien, Michigan, United States


World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 11

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 18

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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)

  • Sarah E Peak in household of Charles H Peak, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah E Peak in household of Charles Peak, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah M Thompson, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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