Albert Howe Thompson

1838–1901 (Age 62)
Gerry, Gerry, Chautauqua, New York, United States

The Life of Albert Howe

When Albert Howe Thompson was born on 3 June 1838, in Gerry, Gerry, Chautauqua, New York, United States, his father, Joshua Hall Thompson, was 38 and his mother, Lucinda Putnam, was 39. He married Lavina Lydia Waterman on 3 December 1861, in Cassadaga, Stockton, Chautauqua, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Charlotte, Chautauqua, New York, United States in 1850. He died on 9 January 1901, at the age of 62.

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Albert Howe Thompson
Lavina Lydia Waterman
Marriage: 3 December 1861
Edwin Albert Thompson
May Grace Thompson
Jennie Lydia Thompson

Spouse and Children

3 December 1861
Cassadaga, Stockton, Chautauqua, New York, United States


    Edwin Albert Thompson


    May Grace Thompson


    Jennie Lydia Thompson


Parents and Siblings



World Events (7)


Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 25

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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)

  • Albert N Thompson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Albert Thompson, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Albert Thompson, "New York State Census, 1875"

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