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 Christain Thompson

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Christain Thompson

Birth
Hedmark fylke, Norway
Death
21 Dec 1951 (aged 89)
St. Croix County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial
Woodville, St. Croix County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID
8357538 View Source

Christain was born Christain Toreson FOLDOYEN. He immigrated May 13 1883. His name changed to Thompson after working as a chief cook at a lumber camp. The boss of the camp asking what his last name was, could not pronunce it, said change it to THOMPSON. The rest of the family used the Thompson name.When his parents immigrated in 1888, the Thompson name was used. Christain first married Josephine Johnson, she died in 1900, he then married Threasa Johnson.

Christain was born Christain Toreson FOLDOYEN. He immigrated May 13 1883. His name changed to Thompson after working as a chief cook at a lumber camp. The boss of the camp asking what his last name was, could not pronunce it, said change it to THOMPSON. The rest of the family used the Thompson name.When his parents immigrated in 1888, the Thompson name was used. Christain first married Josephine Johnson, she died in 1900, he then married Threasa Johnson.


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