When Albert Thompson was born on 30 September 1834, in Pike, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Thompson, was 25 and his mother, Nancy Helvey, was 24. He married Mary J. Stratton on 26 July 1853, in Pendleton, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in John's Creek, Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 7, Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 1 May 1919, in Pike, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 84.
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 .