Abigail Thompson

25 March 1811–12 February 1876 (Age 64)
Eden Valley, Eden, Erie, New York, United States

The Life of Abigail

Abigail Thompson was born on 25 March 1811, in Eden Valley, Eden, Erie, New York, United States. She married Hiram Carr on 12 February 1828. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Pine Grove Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 February 1876, at the age of 64.

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Hiram Carr
Abigail Thompson
Marriage: 12 February 1828
Lydia Ann Carr
John Bisbee Carr
Asa Carr
Juliana Alma Carr
Zimri Baker Carr
Eliza Abigail Carr
Jehial W. Carr
Viola Carr

Spouse and Children

12 February 1828


    Lydia Ann Carr


    John Bisbee Carr



    Juliana Alma Carr


    Zimri Baker Carr


+3 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 1

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 19

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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 .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Abigal Mott in household of Hiram Mott, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Abagail Carr in household of Hiram Carr, "United States Census, 1850"

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