Catherine Eliza Aye

23 November 1826–24 June 1910 (Age 83)
Marion, Ohio, United States

The Life of Catherine Eliza

When Catherine Eliza Aye was born on 23 November 1826, in Marion, Ohio, United States, her father, Henry Aye, was 32 and her mother, Mary James, was 22. She married Luther Alec Thompson on 16 October 1851, in Vermillion, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Sailor Springs, Clay, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Camargo, Douglas, Illinois, United States in 1910. She died on 24 June 1910, at the age of 83, and was buried in Humboldt Township Cemetery, Humboldt, Coles, Illinois, United States.

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Luther Alec Thompson
Catherine Eliza Aye
Marriage: 16 October 1851
Harvey S. Thompson
Francis M. Thompson
Henry S. Thompson
Luther Washington Thompson
Mary Jane Thompson
William Henry Thompson
John W. Thompson
Nancy M Thompson
Eliza Adeline Thompson

Spouse and Children

    Luther Alec Thompson



16 October 1851
Vermillion, Indiana, United States


    Harvey S. Thompson


    Francis M. Thompson


    Henry S. Thompson


    Mary Jane Thompson


    Luther Washington Thompson


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Aye





+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

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.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 10

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 34

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: patronymic from a short form of a Germanic (Frisian) personal name with agi ‘sword’ as its first element.2 Scottish: from a shortened form of the Gaelic personal name Adhamh ‘Adam’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • E Liza Thompson in household of Luthur W Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Catherine E Thompson in household of Luther A Tompson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Catherine Thompson in household of Luther Thompson, "United States Census, 1880"

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