Jane Thompson

about 1766–3 November 1838 (Age 72)
Augusta, Virginia, United States

The Life of Jane

When Jane Thompson was born about 1766, in Augusta, Virginia, United States, her father, Matthew Thompson, was 23 and her mother, Betsy, was 20. She married Andrew Hunter on 27 December 1791, in Augusta, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 3 November 1838, in Caledonia, Washington, Missouri, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Caledonia, Washington, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Hunter
1770–1836
Jane Thompson
1766–1838
Marriage: 27 December 1791
James Hunter
1792–
Nancy Hunter
1800–
Mary T Hunter
1793–1850
Susannah Alexander Hunter
1797–1872
Matthew Thompson Hunter
1800–1836
John Andrew Hunter
1802–1875
Jane B Hunter
1804–
William Washington Hunter
1806–1859
Eliza Catharine Hunter
1809–1888
Andrew Steele Hunter
1811–1834

Spouse and Children

    Andrew Hunter

    Male1770–1836Male

    Female1766–1838Female

MARRIAGE
27 December 1791
Augusta, Virginia, United States
children

(10)

    James Hunter

    Male1792–Male

    Mary T Hunter

    Female1793–1850Female

    Susannah Alexander Hunter

    Female1797–1872Female

    Matthew Thompson Hunter

    Male1800–1836Male

    Nancy Hunter

    Female1800–Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Matthew Thompson

    Male1743–Male

    Betsy

    Female1746–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 10

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 14

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 20

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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)

  • Jane E. Thompson Hunter, "Find A Grave Index"

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