Josephine Thompson

30 August 1861–31 December 1953 (Age 92)
Wyoming, United States

The Life Summary of Josephine

When Josephine Thompson was born on 30 August 1861, in Wyoming, United States, her father, Peter Lendum Thompson I, was 36 and her mother, Mary Jensen, was 35. She married Niels Peter Rasmussen on 20 December 1878, in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Fish Haven, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Bloomington Election Precinct, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 31 December 1953, in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Niels Peter Rasmussen
1857–1935
Josephine Thompson
1861–1953
Marriage: 20 December 1878
Joseph Peter Rasmussen
1879–1942
Alma Lorenzo Rasmussen
1882–1882
Elmer Rasmussen
1883–1883
Julia Louvinia Rasmussen
1885–1978
Edgar Alonzo Rasmussen
1887–1914
Morlain Rasmussen
1890–1890
Emma Althea Rasmussen
1891–1977
Inger Cecelia Rasmussen
1894–1988
Marvin Ambert Rasmussen
1897–1971
Clifford Harvey Rasmussen
1900–1990
Leo Ephraim Rasmussen
1904–1984

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 December 1878Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1864
    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries 1864: Owyhee, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1875: Bear Lake, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
    1886
    Age 25
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Thomson
    Thom
    Tomson
    Thompsom
    Tompson

    Sources (41)

    • Josephine Thompson Rasmussin, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Josephine Thompson in entry for Marvin Ambert Rasmussen and Orella Hayes, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Josephine Thompson Rasmussen in entry for Nels Peter Rasmussen, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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