Mary Thompson

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Thompson was born on 16 May 1751, in Halifax, Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, Charles William Thompson, was 32 and her mother, Rachael Coleman, was 19. She married Col Haynes Morgan I on 27 October 1774, in Halifax, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She registered for military service in 1831. She died on 16 May 1840, in Davie, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Col Haynes Morgan I
Mary Thompson
Marriage: 27 October 1774
Mary Haynes
Haynes Lawrence Morgan II
Mary Thompson Morgan
Elizabeth Laurance Morgan

Sources (9)

  • Haynes Morgan in the Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850
  • Mary Morgan, "United States Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872"
  • Haynes Morgan in the Virginia, Compiled Marriages, 1660-1800

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"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."


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1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

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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