Cecil Strang Thomson

4 November 1899–5 May 1983 (Age 83)
Moab, Grand, Utah, United States

The Life of Cecil Strang

When Cecil Strang Thomson was born on 4 November 1899, in Moab, Grand, Utah, United States, his father, Robert James Thomson, was 30 and his mother, Gertrude Mary Price, was 20. He married Norma Peterson on 20 June 1933, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 5 May 1983, in Moab, Grand, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Grand Valley Cemetery, Moab, Grand, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cecil Strang Thomson
1899–1983
Norma Peterson
1901–1988
Marriage: 20 June 1933
Douglas Strang Thomson
1943–1989

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 June 1933
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · The Daughters of Utah Pioneers

Age 2

The Daughters of Utah Pioneers was organized by Annie Taylor Hyde after she invited a group of fifty-four women to her home to find ways to recognize names and achievements of the men, women and children who were the pioneers. They followed the lead of other national lineage societies, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution. They were legally incorporated in 1925.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 22

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.

Name Meaning

Scottish spelling of Thompson .

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

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Story Highlight

Ranch, marriage and family, horses, and visits to foreign countries

Cecil started ranching in 1927. He and his brother Robert purchased the ranch from the Max B. Taylor Estate. It was a large ranch in the lower part of Moab valley, known as the Gordon Ranch, and con …

Sources (3)

  • Cecil Thomson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Cecil Strang Thompson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Cecil Strang Thomson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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