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Margaretha Thompson

Female 1807 - after 1884  (> 78 years)


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  • Name Margaretha Thompson 
    Born 1807  Copake, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 14 June 1807  West Sandlake Lutheran Church Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Margaretha, daughter of Christopher Thomson & Fransisca, witnesses Nicholas & Elizabeth Feller [K529]
    Died after 1884  Croton Township, Newaygo County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Margaretha (also known as Gertrude and Margaret) Thomson (or Thompson).

      John and Margaret had 17 children. Besides the 16 named, a boy was born, but died before he was named.

      In the 1860 Yates County, New York Census, Margaret was listed as not being able to read or write.

      1870 Federal Census. Big Brairie Twp., Newaygo County, Michigan
      Roll 693, page 20B
      Margaret Race, 63, keeping house, $1100 real estate, $2000 personal estate
      Walter M. Race, 28, farm laborer
      Franklin Race, 25, farm laborer
      Morgan Race, 23, farm laborer
      Norton Race, 20, farm laborer
      Charles Race, 18, farm laborer
      All were born in New York. Margaret couldn’t read or write, but her children could.Her daughter, Frances Smith, and her family lived next door.

      In 1880 Margaret was living with her daughter Frances Smith’s family in Wyoming Township.

      In 1884 Margaret was living with her son Walter’s family in Croton Township.

      Peter Race’s Civil War Pension papers state that, “My mother died in Croton Township, Newaygo County, Michigan.” Unfortunately, there is no death date given. [2]
    Person ID I36911  Schirado
    Last Modified 23 November 2013 

    Father Christian Thompson,   b. say 1762,   d. after 1830  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Francisca Dinehart,   b. 2 January 1764, Churchtown, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 1830  (Age > 67 years) 
    Married about 1781 
    Family ID F6813  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse John W. Race,   b. 22 February 1803, Copake, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 June 1869, Potter, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married about 1825 
    Children 
    +1. Sabrina Lucinda Race,   b. 31 March 1826, Copake, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 1910  (Age > 85 years)
    +2. William Henry Race,   b. 21 November 1827, Copake, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 March 1872, Byron Township, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
    +3. Frances Ann Race,   b. 9 December 1829, Copake, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1894, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 64 years)
    +4. Eli Milton Race,   b. 20 July 1831, Copake, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920, Gorham, Ontario County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     5. Norman Race,   b. 13 January 1833, Copake, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1840  (Age < 6 years)
    +6. Peter Edward Race,   b. 1 June 1834, Copake, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 February 1921, Newaygo, Newaygo County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     7. Celinda Race,   b. 1 March 1836, Copake, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. Margaret Anne Race,   b. 28 November 1838, Copake, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 March 1864, Potter, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     9. Almira Race,   b. 1 June 1839, Copake, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    +10. Dr. Walter Monroe Race,   b. 15 January 1841, Copake, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1929, Long Beach, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     11. Mariette Race,   b. 15 September 1843, Copake, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1850  (Age < 6 years)
    +12. John Franklin Race,   b. 26 May 1845, Copake, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1885, Fisher’s Station, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     13. Morgan Race,   b. 22 February 1847, Copake, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 March 1917, Saranac, Ionia County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +14. Norton Senaca Race,   b. 11 June 1849, Copake, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 August 1886, Newaygo, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
    +15. Charles Sidney Race,   b. 2 August 1851, Copake, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 October 1938, Holland, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Family ID F4786  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S185] Ancestors of William Holling & Patricia Bruce, Pat Holling.

    2. [S360] John W. Race’s bible (Copy of original record) kept by Walter M. Race.


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