Aaron Thompson

1826–1908 (Age 82)
Surry, North Carolina

The Life of Aaron

When Aaron Thompson was born on 13 February 1826, his father, Henderson Thompson, was 31 and his mother, Sally Wright, was 30. He married Sarah Ann Thompson on 12 January 1864, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 10 daughters. He lived in Cherry Lane Township, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States in 1880 and Gap Civil Township, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States in 1900. He died on 13 August 1908, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Aaron Thompson
1826–1908
Sarah Ann Thompson
1839–1922
Marriage: 12 January 1864
Ennice " En" Thompson
1860–
Nervie Thompson
1862–
Nancy Thompson
1865–
Minervia Thompson
1866–
Laura Thompson
1868–
Mattie Thompson
1870–
Martha Thompson
1871–
Victoria Thompson
1873–
Newton Thompson
1874–1957
Vienna Thompson
1877–1963
Clara Thompson
1878–
John Smith Thompson
1882–1967

Spouse & Children

  • Male1826–1908Male

  • Sarah Ann Thompson

    Female1839–1922Female

MARRIAGE
12 January 1864
North Carolina, United States
children

(12)

  • Ennice " En" Thompson

    Female1860–Female

  • Nervie Thompson

    Female1862–Female

  • Nancy Thompson

    Female1865–Female

  • Minervia Thompson

    Female1866–Female

  • Laura Thompson

    Female1868–Female

+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

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.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 4

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 27

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

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, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Aaron Thompson in household of Hendison Thompson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Aaron Thompson, "United States Census, 1880"

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