Almond Worthy Thompson Sr.

9 March 1839–26 December 1918 (Age 79)
Nashville, Lee, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Almond Worthy

When Almond Worthy Thompson Sr. was born on 9 March 1839, in Nashville, Lee, Iowa, United States, his father, Samuel Thompson, was 25 and his mother, Mary Anderson, was 16. He married Truelove Ward about 1862, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Kanosh, Millard, Utah, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1905. He died on 26 December 1918, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Almond Worthy Thompson Sr.
1839–1918
Truelove Ward
1838–1926
Marriage: about 1862
Almond Worthy Thompson Jr.
1863–1887
Thomas Thompson
1864–1864
Samuel Henry Thompson
1867–1912
Watson Latham Thompson
1868–1946
David John Thompson
1870–1940
William Ward Thompson
1872–1887
Mary Cecilia Thompson
1872–1900
William Ward Thompson
1874–1894
George Lewis Thompson
1876–1877
Charles Edward Thompson
1878–1917
Sarah Marinda Thompson
1879–1880
Joseph Benjamin Thompson Sr.
1882–1947
Gertrude Truelove Thompson
1883–1925
Morris Wilber Thompson
1885–1955

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1862Utah, United States
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1841 · The Nauvoo Legion
    Age 2
    In 1841, the Nauvoo Legion was organized. It was a group of men formed to protect the people of Nauvoo but also fought in different wars. Joseph Smith was the Lieutenant General of this group. Other leaders included Brigham Young, John C. Bennett, and others. They were part of the Illinois Mormon War (1844-1846), Mexican-American War (March of California, Capture of Tucson), Indian Wars (Battle Creek Massacre, Battle of Fort Utah, Walker War, Ute Black Hawk War, Mountain Meadows Massacre), American Civil War, and Morrisite War. The Legion was disbanded in 1887.
    1846
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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

    Story Highlight

    Almond Worthy Thompson, by Elma Powell

    "Almond Worthy Thompson was born March 9, 1839, in Nashville, Lee County, Iowa, a son of Samuel Thompson and Mary Anderson. Him being the oldest of four children. He had three sisters, Sarah Marinda …

    Sources (31)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Almond Worthy Thompson [Senior] - birth: 9 November 1839; Nashville, Lee, Iowa, United States
    • Almd W Thompson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Almond Thompson in entry for Charles E. Thompson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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