Harriet Sophie Munday

July 1845–4 August 1900 (Age 55)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Harriet Sophie

Harriet Sophie Munday was born in July 1845, in Pennsylvania, United States as the daughter of Joel H. Munday and Sally. She married Chellis Keep Thompson on 29 April 1866, in Monroe, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Wisconsin, United States in 1870 and Albany, Albany, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died on 4 August 1900, in Clifton, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Chellis Keep Thompson
Harriet Sophie Munday
Marriage: 29 April 1866
Charles Thompson
Mary R. Thompson
Mate Mary Thompson
Henriette "Hattie" Viola Thompson

Spouse and Children

29 April 1866
Monroe, Wisconsin, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Joel H. Munday






World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 9

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 18

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Monday .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sophia Roark in household of John Roark, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sophia Rourke in household of John Rourke, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Harriett Thompson in household of Chellis Thompson, "United States Census, 1870"

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