James Thompson

about 1788–
Longham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James Thompson was born about 1788, in Longham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Thompson, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Elliot, was 27. He married Ann about 1814, in Newry, County Down, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

James Thompson
1788–
Ann
1793–
Marriage: about 1814
Eliza Thompson
1816–
James Thompson
1820–1870
Elizabeth Thompson
1818–
James Thompson
1819–
Hamilton Thompson
1821–
Mary Thompson
1824–

Spouse and Children

Children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(4)

World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union
Age 13
The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815
Age 27
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823
Age 35
Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Thomas . Thompson is widely distributed throughout Britain, but is most common in northern England and northern Ireland.2 Americanized form of Thomsen .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Thomas
Thomsen
Thomson

Sources (1)

  • Jeremiah Thompson in entry for James Thompson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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