Janet Ann Thompson

Female19 April 1860–19 December 1931

Brief Life History of Janet Ann

When Janet Ann Thompson was born on 19 April 1860, in Johnston, Queens, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, William Thompson, was 38 and her mother, Isabella Armstrong, was 27. She married Charles George Gordon Wilson on 8 October 1878, in Woodstock, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 19 December 1931, in Argyle, Aberdeen, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 71, and was buried in Glassville, Aberdeen, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Charles George Gordon Wilson
Janet Ann Thompson
Marriage: 8 October 1878
James William Wilson
Edith Irving Wilson
Leslie Gordon Wilson
John Wilson
Jessie Ann Wilson
Frank Richard Wilson
Charles George Wilson
Barbara Wilson
Cedelia Lindsay Wilson
Catharine Jane Wilson
Hans Alexander Wilson
Isabella Elspit Wilson

Sources (11)

  • Janet A Wilson in household of Charles G Wilson, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Janet Wilson in entry for Leslie G Wilson and Blanche Murray, "Canada, New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"
  • Jeanette Wilson in household of Chas G Wilson, "Canada Census, 1911"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1878Woodstock, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Children (12)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (4)

    1867 · British North America Act

    Age 7

    The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.


    Age 9


    1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire

    Age 20

    On February 25, 1880, the legislature building in Frederiction was destroyed by fire. The builiding was completely made of wood meaning that there was nothing left of it. The chair that the speaker used and a marble top table were all that remained.

    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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