Hosea Thompson

November 1844–12 October 1908 (Age 63)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Hosea

When Hosea Thompson was born in November 1844, in Indiana, United States, his father, Montgomery Thompson, was 32 and his mother, Piety Harn, was 33. He had at least 1 daughter with Elvira Forman. He died on 12 October 1908, in Greens Fork, Wayne, Indiana, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Spartanburg, Randolph, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hosea Thompson
Elvira Forman
Flossie Agnes Thompson

Spouse and Children


    Elvira Forman




Parents and Siblings

    Montgomery Thompson


    Piety Harn




    William M Thompson


    John Wesley Thompson



    Jacob W. Thompson


    Silas Thompson


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 7

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 19

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

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 (2)

  • Hosea Thompson in entry for Flay Carlton Inatzy Butley and Flossie Agnes Thompson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Hosea Thompson, "Find A Grave Index"

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