Mary Thompson

16 November 1819–1898 (Age 78)
Hardin, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Thompson was born on 16 November 1819, in Hardin, Tennessee, United States, her father, Ebenezer Thompson, was 34 and her mother, Barbara Gray, was 30. She married Ezekiel Shepherd Thacker on 17 July 1842, in Hardin, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Civil District 14 Crainesville, Hardeman, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died in 1898, at the age of 79, and was buried in Thacker Cemetery, Hardin, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ezekiel Shepherd Thacker
Mary Thompson
Marriage: 17 July 1842
Mary Frances Thacker
William Thacker
Sarah Matilda Thacker
John Thacker
Ben Thacker
Mary Elizabeth Thacker
Tennessee Josephine Thacker
Ulysess Prentice Thacker

Spouse and Children

17 July 1842
Hardin, Tennessee, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Ebenezer Thompson


    Barbara Gray




World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 16

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Age 27

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

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Thacker in household of Hupperd Harkey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Thacher in household of Shephard Thacher, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary A Thacker in household of Shepard Thacker, "United States Census, 1880"

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