Washington Columbus Thompson

Male2 July 1866–6 September 1948

Brief Life History of Washington Columbus

When Washington Columbus Thompson was born on 2 July 1866, in Clarence Center, Clarence, Erie, New York, United States, his father, Archibald Thompson, was 41 and his mother, Hannah Bodine, was 39. He married Wilhelmine Margaretha Schaefer about 1895, in Erie, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Clarence, Erie, New York, United States for about 65 years. He died on 6 September 1948, in Clarence Center, Clarence, Erie, New York, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Clarence Center, Clarence, Erie, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Washington Columbus Thompson
1866–1948
Wilhelmine Margaretha Schaefer
1873–1965
Marriage: about 1895
Mabel M Thompson
1896–1991
Roy Washington Thompson
1898–1986
Emery Thompson
1900–1992
Charles Thompson
1902–1997
Harry Thompson
1907–2001
Earl Thompson
1910–1975

Sources (10)

  • W C Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Washington C. Thompson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Washington Thompson, "New York State Census, 1905"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1895Erie, New York, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 1

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 2

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 24

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name T(h)om(me) (see Thom ) + -son ‘son of Tom’. Thomson is usually the Scottish form, that with the intrusive -p- being English. Both forms are common in Ireland. The surname Thompson is also very common among African Americans.

    Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen and of its Swedish cognate Thomsson. Compare Thomson .

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

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