When Sarah Thompson was born on 21 October 1798, in Blount, Tennessee, United States, her father, Alexander Thompson, was 16 and her mother, Elizabeth Swope, was 14. She married Archibald McCallie on 26 July 1821, in Blount, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Hamilton, Tennessee, United States in 1860 and Meigs, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died on 1 August 1894, in Birchwood, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Hamilton, Tennessee, 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 .