George Uri Thompson

25 April 1847–15 November 1920 (Age 73)
Shipdham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George Uri

When George Uri Thompson was born on 25 April 1847, in Shipdham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, Jesse Thompson, was 28 and his mother, Ann Maria George, was 39. He married Josephine Harriet Andrus on 13 February 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Ucon, Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1920. He died on 15 November 1920, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Ucon Cemetery, Ucon, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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George Uri Thompson
Josephine Harriet Andrus
Marriage: 13 February 1878
Laura May Thompson

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  • Marriage
    13 February 1878Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 18
    Historical Boundaries 1865: Called Taylor's Crossing, Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1866: Named changed to Eagle Rock, Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Still Eagle Rock, Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1891: Renamed Idaho Falls, Bingham, Idaho, United States 1911: Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 20
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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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    Sources (38)

    • George Thompson in household of Maria Thompson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • George U Thompson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Geo. Uri Thompson, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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