Samuel Thompson

9 January 1800–11 December 1881 (Age 81)
New York, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Thompson was born on 9 January 1800, in New York, United States, his father, Samuel Thompson, was 39 and his mother, Grizzil Ingalls, was 43. He married Nancy Demelt about 1828, in Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Decatur, Otsego, New York, United States for about 20 years. He died on 11 December 1881, in Otsego, New York, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Otsego, New York, United States.

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Samuel Thompson
Nancy Demelt
Marriage: about 1828
Hannah Thompson
Maranda Thompson
Isaac Thompson

Spouse and Children

about 1828
Vermont, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 3

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 25

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.

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)

  • Samuel Thompson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Samuel Thompson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Samuel Thompson, "United States Census, 1850"

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