Francis Henry Thompson

25 February 1856–8 December 1930 (Age 74)
Marengo, McHenry, Illinois, United States

The Life of Francis Henry

When Francis Henry Thompson was born on 25 February 1856, in Marengo, McHenry, Illinois, United States, his father, Edwin Thompson, was 30 and his mother, Caroline C Crissey, was 27. He married Demaris Amanda Todd on 5 August 1886, in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Greene, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Vermilion, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died on 8 December 1930, in Clinton, Lincoln, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 74, and was buried in Vineland, Lincoln, Niagara, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Francis Henry Thompson
Demaris Amanda Todd
Marriage: 5 August 1886
Edwin LaVerne Thompson
Glenn William Thompson
Frank Albert Thompson

Spouse and Children

5 August 1886
Brantford, Ontario, Canada



    Glenn William Thompson


    Frank Albert Thompson


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1858 · A House Divided

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

Age 13

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 20

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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)

  • Frank Thompson in household of Sylvanus Crissey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Francis M Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Francis M Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"

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