Samuel Tompkinson

1870–1977 (Age 107)
Pittsburgh, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Tompkinson was born in 1870, in Pittsburgh, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada, his father, Samuel Tompkinson, was 47 and his mother, Zillah Ward, was 35. He married Catherine Carmichael on 7 May 1892, in Pictou Landing, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1892. He died in 1977, at the age of 107.

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Samuel Tompkinson
Catherine Carmichael
Marriage: 7 May 1892
Harry Alexander Thompkinson
Frank Tompkinson

Spouse & Children

7 May 1892
Pictou Landing, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada


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World Events (8)


Age 1

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 13

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 36

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Thomas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Tompkinson in household of Samuel Tompkinson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Samuel Tomkinson, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • Samuel Tompkinson in entry for James Graham Tompkinson and Nan Hughena Morris, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1907-1932"

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