Lois Thomson

15 March 1832–30 July 1862 (Age 30)
Heathfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Lois

When Lois Thomson was born on 15 March 1832, in Heathfield, Sussex, England, her father, John Thomson, was 37 and her mother, Jane Prior, was 32. She lived in Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Heathfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 30 July 1862, in Elkhorn, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Elkhorn, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States.

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John Thomson
Jane Prior
Matilda Thomson
Rebecca Thomson
Ann Thomson
Trayton Thomson
John Prior Thomson
James Thomson
William Thomson
Alfred John Thomson
Phoebe Ann Thomson
Lois Thomson
Amos Thomson
James Thomson

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World Events (6)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
Age 1
The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 4
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 11
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English and northern Irish: variant of Thompson .Scottish: sometimes an Anglicized form of Gaelic McThomas; see McTavish , McComish .Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen . Compare Thompson .

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

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Orson Spencer Thomson History

Orson Spencer Thomson, born April 28, 1855 at Brighton, Sussex County, England, is the second son of John Prior and Sarah Simmons Thomson, who were born March 26 1824 at Heathfield, Sussex County, Eng …

Sources (7)

  • Lois Thompson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Lois Thomson in household of John Thomson, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Lois Thomson in household of John Thomson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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