When John Alexander Campbell Thompson was born on 10 December 1825, in Boone, Missouri, United States, his father, Thomas Thompson, was 28 and his mother, Deliah Davis, was 30. He married Amanda Caroline Williams on 20 March 1845, in Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in California, United States in 1870 and Maine Prairie, Solano, California, United States in 1880. He died on 19 January 1907, in Dixon, Solano, California, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Dixon Cemetery, Dixon, Solano, California, 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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