Zack Thompson

1874–
Illinois, United States

The Life of Zack

Zack Thompson was born in 1874, in Illinois, United States. He had at least 2 sons with Rebecca Fix. He lived in North Palmyra Township, Macoupin, Illinois, United States in 1920.

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Family Time Line

Zack Thompson
1874–
Rebecca Fix
Samuel Nelson Thompson
1882–1957
Chas E Thompson
1884–

Spouse and Children

    Male1874–Male

    Rebecca Fix

    FemaleFemale

children

(2)

    Samuel Nelson Thompson

    Male1882–1957Male

    Chas E Thompson

    Male1884–Male

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 3

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 32

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Zack Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Zack Thompson in entry for Samuel Nelson Thompson, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • Zack Thompson in entry for Chas E Thompson, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"

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