Jane Thompson

before 11 April 1824–5 June 1894 (Age 70)
Ashwicken, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Thompson was born before 11 April 1824, in Ashwicken, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Thompson, was 34 and her mother, Jane Hunter, was 47. She married Charles Higham on 4 September 1850, in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Weber, Utah, United States in 1860 and Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1880. She died on 5 June 1894, in Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 11891, and was buried in Grove City Cemetery, Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Higham
Jane Thompson
Marriage: 4 September 1850
Elizabeth Higham
Mary Jane Higham
Charles Richard Higham
Joseph William Higham
Eliza Higham

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 September 1850Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 6
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    Age 19
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    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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    Sources (16)

    • Jane Higham in household of Charles Higham, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Jane Higham in household of Chas Higham, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Jane in entry for Mary Jane Higham, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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