Neils Peter Thompson

12 August 1859–26 March 1934 (Age 74)
Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life of Neils Peter

When Neils Peter Thompson was born on 12 August 1859, in Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, his father, Thomas Andreas Thøgersen, was 34 and his mother, Christine Caroline Nielsdatter, was 34. He married Laurika Petrea Kragh on 21 November 1882, in Hjørring, Hjørring, Nordjylland, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in East Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 26 March 1934, in Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Neils Peter Thompson
Johannah Mathilda Melchersson Larsson
Marriage: 1897
Mabel Mathilda Thompson
Siegfred Hugbard Thompson
Florence Hildegarde Thompson
Herman Ferdinand Thompson
Viola Lenia Thompson
Edith Lavon Thompson
Rose Grace Thompson
Ruth Karrie Thompson
Clarence Wilford Thompson
Melvin Nels Thompson
Blanche Doloras Thompson
Lucille Hannah Thompson
Delmus Royal Thompson
Delmus Royal Thompson
Marvin Hyrum Thompson

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Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 9

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Niels Peter Thomsen in household of Niels Christiansen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • N Peter Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Niels Peter Thomesen in household of Thomas Andreas Thogesen, "Denmark Census, 1870"

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