Aaron Thompson

1860–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Aaron

Aaron Thompson was born in 1860, in Pennsylvania, United States as the son of Hannah McKnight. He married Libbie Agnes Lillie on 3 May 1920, in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Aaron Thompson
1860–
Libbie Agnes Lillie
1870–1941
Marriage: 3 May 1920

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
3 May 1920
Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Hannah McKnight

    Female1826–Female

siblings

(2)

  • Williamena S. Minnie Thompson

    Female1857–1939Female

  • Male1860–Male

World Events (3)

1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 3

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

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 (1)

  • Aaron M. Thompson, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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