Ellen Diadamia Thompson

15 July 1838–5 March 1909 (Age 70)
Alexander, Genesee, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Ellen Diadamia

When Ellen Diadamia Thompson was born on 15 July 1838, in Alexander, Genesee, New York, United States, her father, George Vaughn Thompson, was 40 and her mother, Lucia Spaulding, was 42. She married Richard Dunwell Maxfield on 5 April 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 5 March 1909, in Lindon, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Spring City Cemetery, Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Dunwell Maxfield
Ellen Diadamia Thompson
Marriage: 5 April 1862
Sarah Ellen Maxfield
George Spaulding Maxfield
Elijah Ozro Maxfield
Lewis Bedeque Maxfield
Joseph Clinton Maxfield
Laura Vilate Maxfield
Edah Eveline Maxfield
Archie Obed Maxfield
Jessie Earl Maxfield

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 April 1862Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 25
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 25
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Life of George Vaughn Thompson and Lucia Spalding Thompson

    Sketches Of The Life Of George Vaughn Thompson And Lucia Spalding Thompson by Lucretia King (daughter of Henry King and Mary Ellen Thompson King and great-granddaughter of George Vaughn Thompson) (E …

    Sources (30)

    • Ellen D Thompson in household of George V Thompson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Ellen D. Mayfield, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Ellen Maxfield, "United States Census, 1870"

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