Harriet Thompson

Female9 December 1795–20 September 1833

Brief Life History of Harriet

When Harriet Thompson was born on 9 December 1795, in Middleborough Center, Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Isaac Tomson, was 50 and her mother, Lucy Sturtevant, was 41. She married Soloman Thompson on 2 November 1817, in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 20 September 1833, in Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Soloman Thompson
Harriet Thompson
Marriage: 2 November 1817
Maria Louisa Thompson
Elvira Thompson
Albert Thompson
James Thompson
Harris Thompson
Harriet M Thompson
Lucy Thompson twin
Lydia Thompson twin

Sources (27)

  • Harriot Thompson, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Harriet Thompson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Harrit Thompson in entry for James Thompson and Elizabeth J Holt, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 November 1817Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 5

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


    Age 8

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.


    Age 13

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    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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