When Samuel Lucas Thompson was born in March 1852, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States, his father, Lindsey Crow Thompson, was 44 and his mother, Ann Lucas, was 39. He married Margaret Elizabeth Summers on 23 March 1891, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Elkhorn District, McDowell, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Lipps, Wise, Virginia, United States in 1910. He died on 13 October 1921, in Wise, Virginia, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Tazewell, Tazewell, Virginia, 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 .