Catherine Thomson

2 June 1864–24 August 1946 (Age 82)
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Catherine

When Catherine Thomson was born on 2 June 1864, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, her father, John Strang Thomson, was 33 and her mother, Catherine Muir, was 34. She married George Naylor on 4 August 1885, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in East Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 24 August 1946, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Naylor
Catherine Thomson
Marriage: 4 August 1885
Ethel Naylor Corless
George Arthur Naylor
Anna Maud Naylor
Clarence Robert Naylor
Lawrence Thomas Naylor
John Quincy Naylor
Inez Winefred Naylor
Harold William Naylor
James Eugene Naylor

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 August 1885Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1865 · The Assassination of a President
    Age 1
    "While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
    1896 · Utah Becomes a State
    Age 32
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish, English and northern Irish: variant of Thompson .Scottish: sometimes an Anglicized form of Gaelic McThomas; see McTavish , McComish .Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen . Compare Thompson .

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

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    Story Highlight


    (Reference: Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1963) Son of Robert Naylor and Annie Woodward. Born December 25, 1858, Manchester, England. Came to Utah with his parents. Married Catherin …

    Sources (41)

    • Katie Thomas in entry for Wm L Naylor, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Catherine Naylor in household of Geo Naylor, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Kathryn Thomson in entry for William Russell Macaulay and Inez W Naylor, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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