Claude William Thomson

Brief Life History of Claude William

When Claude William Thomson was born on 31 August 1873, in Slater, Saline, Missouri, United States, his father, John William Thomson, was 28 and his mother, Julia Franklin Graves, was 26. He married Lecho Nellie McFall on 28 August 1904, in Oregon, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Clay Township, Saline, Missouri, United States for about 60 years. He died on 22 November 1957, in Slater, Saline, Missouri, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Slater, Saline, Missouri, United States.

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Claude William Thomson
Lecho Nellie McFall
Marriage: 28 August 1904
Pike McFall "Mac" Thomson

Sources (9)

  • Claud W Thomson, "United States 1950 Census"
  • C W Thompson, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Claude William Thomson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

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

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

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

Scottish, English and northern Irish: variant of Thompson .

Scottish: sometimes an Anglicized form of Gaelic McThomas; see McTavish , McComish .

Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen . Compare Thompson .

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

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