When Lydia E Thompson was born on 15 April 1815, in Ohio, United States, her father, Enos "Gideon" Thompson, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Higgins, was 34. She married Brackett Pottle in October 1834, in Athens, Ohio, United States. She died on 25 May 1835, in Athens, Ohio, United States, at the age of 20, and was buried in Richland Cemetery, Adams, Illinois, United States.
English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name T(h)om(me) (see Thom ) + -son ‘son of Tom’. Thomson is usually the Scottish form, that with the intrusive -p- being English. Both forms are common in Ireland. The surname Thompson is also very common among African Americans.
Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen and of its Swedish cognate Thomsson. Compare Thomson .
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