Aaron Thompson

1884–1966 (Age 81)
South Shields, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Aaron

When Aaron Thompson was born on 14 February 1884, in South Shields, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Gavin Thompson, was 39 and his mother, Mary Jane Gouch, was 31. He married Elizabeth Charlotte Barbara Burn on 6 April 1912, in Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Tynemouth, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1911 and Gateshead, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1939. In 1939, at the age of 55, his occupation is listed as railway checker heavy worker in Gateshead, Durham, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1966, in South Shields, Durham, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 82.

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Aaron Thompson
Elizabeth Charlotte Barbara Burn
Marriage: 6 April 1912
Aaron Thompson
Mary Eleanor Thompson
George Thompson
Annie Lilian Thompson
William Gavin Thompson

Spouse & Children

6 April 1912
Durham, England, United Kingdom


  • Aaron Thompson


  • Mary Eleanor Thompson


  • George Thompson


  • Annie Lilian Thompson


  • William Gavin Thompson


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World Events (7)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 20

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 24

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 30

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Thomas . Thompson is widely distributed throughout Britain, but is most common in northern England and northern Ireland.2 Americanized form of Thomsen .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Aaron Thompson in household of Gavin Thompson, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Aaron Thompson in household of Peter D Dawson, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Aaron Thompson in household of Mary Jane Thompson, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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