James Thompson

about 1788–
Longham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life 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

MARRIAGE
about 1814
Newry, County Down, Ireland
children

(6)

    Eliza Thompson

    Female1816–Female

    Elizabeth Thompson

    Female1818–Female

    James Thompson

    Male1819–Male

    Male1820–1870Male

    Hamilton Thompson

    Male1821–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1748–Male

    Elizabeth Elliot

    Female1761–1844Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1788–Male

    Robert Thompson

    Male1792–1868Male

    Mary Thompson

    Female1801–1878Female

    Hannah Thompson

    Female1805–Female

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

Sources (1)

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

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