Andrus Thompson

Maleabout 1735–

Brief Life History of Andrus

Andrus Thompson was born about 1735, in Frederick, Virginia, United States. He married Ann Coleville in 1786. He died in Ohio, United States.

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Andrus Thompson
1735–
Ann Coleville
1716–1802
Marriage: 1786

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    1786
  • World Events (7)

    1758 · Mount Vernon

    Age 23

    Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

    1776

    Age 41

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

    Age 45

    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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