Amos Alexander Thompson

8 May 1889–
Trinity Ville, Saint Thomas, Jamaica

The Life of Amos Alexander

When Amos Alexander Thompson was born on 8 May 1889, in Trinity Ville, Saint Thomas, Jamaica, his father, Joshua Thompson, was 93 and his mother, Elizabeth Gibson, was 160. He lived in St. Thomas, Jamaica in 1889.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Thompson
Elizabeth Gibson
William Thompson
Amos Alexander Thompson

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World Events (3)


Age 18

City of Kingston destroyed by earthquake.

Age 55

Universal adult suffrage introduced. new constitution providing for a popularly-elected House of Representatives promulgated.

Age 69

Jamaica becomes a member of the British-sponsored Federation of the West Indies.

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.

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  • Amos Alexander Thompson, "Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999"
  • Amos Alexander Thompson, "Jamaica Births and Baptisms, 1752-1920"

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