Fannie Elizabeth Thompson

1852–19 January 1932 (Age 80)
Greenbrier, Virginia, United States

The Life of Fannie Elizabeth

When Fannie Elizabeth Thompson was born in 1852, in Greenbrier, Virginia, United States, her father, William A Thompson, was 25 and her mother, Catharine A Bivens, was 21. She married Robert Moses Fleshman on 14 October 1868, in Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Meadow Bluff, Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States for about 40 years. She died on 19 January 1932, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Robert Moses Fleshman
1842–1932
Fannie Elizabeth Thompson
1852–1932
Marriage: 14 October 1868
Walter H. Fleshman
1869–1956
Bernice Guellen Fleshman
1872–
Effey Fleshman
1878–1959
Wilford Lester Fleshman
1883–1965
Henry Fleshman
1885–1925
Roy Fleshman
1893–1969
Catherine Ann Kittie Fleshman
1894–1978

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 October 1868
Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States
children

(7)

    Male1869–1956Male

    Bernice Guellen Fleshman

    Female1872–Female

    Effey Fleshman

    Female1878–1959Female

    Male1883–1965Male

    Henry Fleshman

    Male1885–1925Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William A Thompson

    Male1827–1862Male

    Catharine A Bivens

    Female1831–1862Female

siblings

(9)

    Margaret Jane Thompson

    Female1851–1936Female

    Female1852–1932Female

    Female1853–1944Female

    Murietta Thompson

    Female1854–Female

    Isaac Newton Thompson

    Male1855–1916Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 9

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 23

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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 (3)

  • Elizabeth F Thompson in household of Wm Thompson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Fanny Fleshman in household of R M Fleshman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elizabeth F Fleshman in household of Robert M Fleshman, "United States Census, 1880"

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