Oran Thompson

3 May 1872–13 September 1881 (Age 9)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Oran

When Oran Thompson was born on 3 May 1872, in Indiana, United States, his father, Wilson Thompson, was 24 and his mother, Harriet A Richards, was 24. He lived in Waltz Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States in 1880. He died on 13 September 1881, in Wabash, Indiana, United States, at the age of 9, and was buried in La Fontaine, Liberty Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States.

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Wilson Thompson
Harriet A Richards
Elisabeth Francis Thompson
Oran Thompson

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World Events (5)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 3

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 4

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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)

  • Oran Thompson in household of Wilson Thompson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Orrin M Thompson, "Find A Grave Index"

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