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
1796–
Elizabeth Gibson
1729–1759
William Thompson
1860–
Amos Alexander Thompson
1889–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1907

Age 18

City of Kingston destroyed by earthquake.
1944

Age 55

Universal adult suffrage introduced. new constitution providing for a popularly-elected House of Representatives promulgated.
1958

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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Sources (2)

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

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