Ernest Thompson Seton

Brief Life History of Ernest Thompson

When Ernest Thompson Seton was born on 14 August 1860, in South Shields, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Logan Thompson, was 39 and his mother, Alice S Snowden, was 36. He married Grace Gallatin on 1 June 1896, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He immigrated to Lindsay, Victoria, Ontario, Canada in 1866 and lived in Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States in 1946 and Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States in 1946. He died on 23 October 1946, in Seton Village, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 86.

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Ernest Thompson Seton
Julia Moss
Marriage: 22 January 1935
Beulah Dee Mullen

Sources (34)

  • Earnest F Seton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ernest Evan Thompson, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Ernest Thompson, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"

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World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1867 · Ontario Founded

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

1883 · Mining Boom

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Midlothian) and English: variant of Seaton .

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

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Ernest Thompson Seton (1860-1946) Posted 07 May 2018 by lynnby6

Ernest Thompson Seton (born Ernest Evan Thompson August 14, 1860 – died October 23, 1946) was an author (published in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the US), wildlife artist, founder of the Woodcraft …

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