Robert Fotheringham Thomson

Male17 February 1893–1 May 1958

Brief Life History of Robert Fotheringham

When Robert Fotheringham Thomson was born on 17 February 1893, in Kapunda, South Australia, Australia, his father, David Murray Thomson, was 30 and his mother, Annie Fotheringham, was 30. He married Teresa Mary Riley on 20 July 1926, in Kingswood, South Australia, Australia. He died on 1 May 1958, in South Australia, Australia, at the age of 65, and was buried in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

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Robert Fotheringham Thomson
Teresa Mary Riley
Marriage: 20 July 1926

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  • ROBERT F. THOMSON, "BillionGraves Index"

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  • Marriage
    20 July 1926Kingswood, South Australia, Australia
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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 8

    First Federal election.


    Age 8

    The Australian flag flown for the first time.


    Age 18

    Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish, English and northern Irish: variant of Thompson .

    Scottish: sometimes an Anglicized form of Gaelic McThomas; see McTavish , McComish .

    Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen . Compare Thompson .

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

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