Augustus E. Thompson

15 October 1883–April 1974 (Age 90)
Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States

The Life of Augustus E.

When Augustus E. Thompson was born on 15 October 1883, in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States, his father, Edward Henry Thompson, was 34 and his mother, Henrietta Margaret Mundt, was 39. He married Julia Elizabeth Shawgo in 1904, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Limestone Township, Peoria, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died in April 1974, in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Augustus E. Thompson
1883–1974
Julia Elizabeth Shawgo
1881–1953
Marriage: 1904
Marguerite H Thompson
1907–
Edward M Thompson
1908–1984
Lillian D. Thompson
1909–1998
Lillian Hall
1911–1998
Mable Clair Thompson
1911–1918
Walter B Thompson
1913–1995
Robert William Thompson
1915–1935
Robert Thompson
1915–1979
Augustus Edward Thompson
1917–1917
Clifford Thompson
1920–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1904
Illinois, United States
children

(10)

    Marguerite H Thompson

    Female1907–Female

    Male1908–1984Male

    Lillian D. Thompson

    Female1909–1998Female

    Lillian Hall

    Female1911–1998Female

    Mable Clair Thompson

    Female1911–1918Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Henry Thompson

    Male1848–1928Male

    Henrietta Margaret Mundt

    Female1844–1888Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 2

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 24

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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)

  • Agusta Thompson in household of Pearl Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Augustes E Thompson in household of Edward H Thompson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Augustus E Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"

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