When Rachael Thompson was born on 13 April 1804, in North Carolina, United States, her father, John Thompson, was 22 and her mother, Anna Ramsy Smith, was 18. She married William Mitchell on 6 September 1821, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Polk Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States in 1850. She died on 29 November 1861, in Lawrence Township, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Mitchell Cemetery, Monroe, Indiana, 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 .
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