When Martha Thompson was born on 14 August 1820, in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Thompson, was 23 and her mother, Agnes Hirst, was 26. She married Joseph Kirkby Abbott about 1841, in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She died on 1 December 1894, at the age of 74.
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 .