Joseph Gladstone Thompson

26 February 1873–12 March 1953 (Age 80)
White Cottage, Muskingum, Ohio, United States

The Life of Joseph Gladstone

When Joseph Gladstone Thompson was born on 26 February 1873, in White Cottage, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, his father, William Robert Thompson, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Gladstone, was 26. He married Ruth Elizabeth McCullough on 26 February 1902, in Perry, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Madison Township, Perry, Ohio, United States for about 20 years and Mount Perry, Madison Township, Perry, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 12 March 1953, at the age of 80.

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Joseph Gladstone Thompson
Ruth Elizabeth McCullough
Marriage: 26 February 1902
William Wallace Wylie
Paul McCullough Thompson
Martha E Thomson

Spouse and Children

26 February 1902
Perry, Ohio, United States


    William Wallace Wylie


    Paul McCullough Thompson


    Martha E Thomson


Parents and Siblings

    William Robert Thompson


    Elizabeth Gladstone




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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

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.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • J G Thompson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • J G Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • J G Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"

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