Esther Thompson


Brief Life History of Esther

When Esther Thompson was born in 1809, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Adam Thompson, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Stonebreaker Thompson, was 37. She had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Zebulan Klingensmith. She lived in Salem Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850.

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Zebulan Klingensmith
Esther Thompson
Gerard Klingensmith
Cordelia Klingensmith
Elizabeth A Klingensmith
Francis Klingensmith
Loretta Klingensmith
Alexander Klingensmith
Catherine Klingensmith

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  • Ester Clingmysmith, "United States Census, 1850"

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Children (7)

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World Events (8)


Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 3

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 


Age 37

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

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name T(h)om(me) (see Thom ) + -son ‘son of Tom’. Thomson is usually the Scottish form, that with the intrusive -p- being English. Both forms are common in Ireland. The surname Thompson is also very common among African Americans.

Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen and of its Swedish cognate Thomsson. Compare Thomson .

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

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