Stephen Thompson

20 June 1838–13 November 1906 (Age 68)

The Life Summary of Stephen

When Stephen Thompson was born on 20 June 1838, in Ireland, his father, Matthew Thompson, was 47 and his mother, Margaret Malorkey, was 23. He married Sarah J Cornwall on 6 May 1862, in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. He died on 13 November 1906, in Wallsburg, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Wallsburg Cemetery, Wallsburg, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Thompson
Ann Dick
Marriage: 17 May 1869
Stephen Thompson
John Stephen Thompson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 May 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.
    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.

    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

    Stephen James Thompson father of John Stephen Thompson

    Stephen James Thompson Stephen James Thompson was born 19 June 1837, in the Parish of Shankill, town of Lurgan, Ireland. He was baptized into the Catholic Church, on the day of his birth, In the Dromo …

    Sources (24)

    • Steven Thompson in entry for John Thompson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • 1880 United States Federal Census
    • Stephen Thompson, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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