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William Henry Thompson

Birthdate: (83)
Birthplace: Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Death: April 3, 1922 (83)
St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Lewis Thompson and Penelope Reynolds Thompson (Thompson)
Husband of Emma C Thompson; Matilda Thompson and Agnes Elizabeth Thompson
Father of Caroline Penelope Woodbury; William Alva Thompson; Emily Adelaide Thompson; Matilda Irene Bleak; William Henry Thompson, Jr and 2 others
Brother of Susannah Clark; Eliza Penelope Griffin; Joseph Lewis Thompson, Jr.; Jane Percilla Bleak; Thompson and 6 others
Half brother of Walter Lewis Thompson; Isaiah Thomas Griffiths Thompson; George Thompson and Sylvia Lois Thompson

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About William Henry Thompson

William Henry Thompson (1838 - 1922), son of Joseph Lewis and Penelope Thompson, was born 1 May 1838 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. Came to Utah in 1861 with the Ira Eldredge company. He married (1) Matilda Young (1835 - 1866), daughter of Henry Young; (2) Emma Cottam (1850 - 1901), daughter of Thomas Cottam and Caroline Smith; (3) Agnes Elizabeth Perkes (born1840), daughter of Henry Perkes and Charlotte Lowe. William Henry Thompson was a carpenter; he was an overseer in the building of the St. George temple.

Marriages and Children

  1. Matilda Young, married 1859 England
    1. Emily Adelaide born 21 April 1860
    2. Matilda Irene born 27 December 1861, married James G. Blake
    3. Amelia Young born 17 April 1864, married Franklin Pendleton
    4. William Henry born 9 February 1866
  2. Emma Cottam, married 20 November 1868 Salt Lake City
    1. Emma Cottam born 21 August 1869, married John M. Squire
    2. Penelope Caroline born 16 September 1871, married Robert P. Woodbury
    3. William Alma born 27 October 1874
    4. Mary Elizabeth born 28 August 1877, married Joseph Webb
    5. Joseph Smith born 14 November 1880, married Mae Jones
    6. George Thomas born 13 August 1883, married Martha Baker
    7. Ezra Cottam born 25 April 1887, married Rose Jarvis
    8. Samuel born 8 June 1891, married Lucy Hatch
  3. Agnes Elizabeth Perkes, married in February 1878 St. George, Utah
    1. Hyrum Smith born 27 December 1880, married Flora Schmutz
    2. Wilford Woodruff born 27 August 1883, married Kate Judd

Sources

  • Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 555
  • Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1210
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William Henry Thompson's Timeline

1838
May 1, 1838
Birmingham, West Midlands, England
September 17, 1838
St Philip's, Birmingham, Warwick, England
1859
December 2, 1859
Age 21
1860
April 21, 1860
Age 21
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
1861
October 25, 1861
Age 23
December 27, 1861
Age 23
Rockville, Washington County, Utah, United States
1864
April 18, 1864
Age 25
St. George, Washington County, Utah, United States
1866
February 2, 1866
Age 27
Washington, Washington County, Utah, United States