Aaron Thompson

1816–1888 (Age 71)
Peacham, Caledonia, Vermont, United States

The Life of Aaron

When Aaron Thompson was born on 9 December 1816, in Peacham, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, his father, Aaron R. Thompson, was 43 and his mother, Rhoda Lamb, was 42. He married Sarah Ann Reed on 15 December 1844, in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. In 1880, at the age of 63, his occupation is listed as treasurer of gas co. in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died on 18 June 1888, in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Aaron Thompson
Sarah Ann Reed
Marriage: 15 December 1844
Caroline W. Thompson
Fannie Thompson
Kate C. Thompson

Spouse & Children

15 December 1844
Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 18

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 20

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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 .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Aaron Thompson, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Aaron Thompson, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Aaron Thompson, "United States Census, 1860"

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