Aaron Thompson

1810–1899 (Age 89)
Cape May, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Aaron

When Aaron Thompson was born on 28 January 1810, his father, Anson Thompson, was 50 and his mother, Elizabeth Eldredge, was 29. He married Sarah Jane Carson on 21 September 1848, in Sangamon, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Menard, Illinois, United States in 1860. He died on 10 November 1899, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Aaron Thompson
Sarah Jane Carson
Marriage: 21 September 1848
Cynthia A Thompson
Levi M. Thompson

Spouse & Children

21 September 1848
Sangamon, Illinois, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Anson Thompson


  • Elizabeth Eldredge




  • Hannah Thompson


  • Richard Thompson


  • Male1810–1899Male

  • James Thompson


  • Elizabeth Thompson


World Events (8)


Age 2

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

Age 8

Illinois is the 21st state.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 26

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Aaron Thompson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Aaron Thompson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Aaron Thompson, "United States Census, 1880"

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