Daniel Thompson

25 December 1834–29 July 1912 (Age 77)
Markham, Regional Municipality of York, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Daniel

When Daniel Thompson was born on 25 December 1834, in Markham, Regional Municipality of York, Ontario, Canada, his father, William G Thompson, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth McAulay, was 29. He married Lorenda Elizabeth Bronson on 4 March 1854, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Iowa, United States in 1846 and Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States in 1854. He registered for military service in 1906. He died on 29 July 1912, in Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Scipio Cemetery, Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Thompson
Lorenda Elizabeth Bronson
Marriage: 4 March 1854
Daniel Edwin Thompson
Wilmer Donrel Thompson
Henry Bronson Thompson
Lorenda Delcena Thompson
William Riley Thompson
Leamon Thompson
Rosabelle Thompson
Emily Thompson
Martha Ann Thompson
Frances Marian Thompson
Raymond Bronson Thompson
Elizabeth Thompson

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  • Marriage
    4 March 1854Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 12
    Iowa is the 29th state.
    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 23
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

    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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    Biography of Daniel THOMPSON

    DANIEL THOMPSON (wife, Lorenda Elizabeth Bronson) Daniel Thompson, son of William and Elizabeth McCauley Thompson, was born December 25th, 1834 in Markham, Canada. His parents left Canad …

    Sources (64)

    • Daniel Thompson in entry for Emily Thompson John, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Daniel Thompson (17) in household of William Thompson, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Daniel Thompson in entry for Earl Thompson & Beulah Stallings (1933), "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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