Jean Thompson Buchanan

1696–22 May 1750 (Age 54)
County Donegal, Ireland

The Life Summary of Jean

When Jean Thompson Buchanan was born in 1696, in County Donegal, Ireland, her father, William Thompson, was 16 and her mother, Jean Stewart, was 14. She married Robert Edmondson in 1720, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 22 May 1750, in Augusta Parish, Augusta, Virginia, British Colonial America, at the age of 54, and was buried in Augusta Parish, Augusta, Virginia, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Robert Edmondson
1700–1750
Jean Thompson Buchanan
1696–1750
Marriage: 1720
James Edmiston
1720–
Jane Edmondson
1720–
Jean Edmondson
1726–
William Edmondson
1742–1800
Dorothy Edmiston
1721–1786
Jane Edmiston
1723–
James Edmiston
1724–1793
James Buchanan Edmondson
1725–1793
John Edmiston
1726–
William Robert Edmondson
1730–1789

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1720Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (3)

    World Events (1)

    1714
    Age 18
    Catholics hold just 7% of land in Ireland.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name T(h)om(me) (see Thom ) + -son ‘son of Tom’. Thomson is usually the Scottish form, that with the intrusive -p- being English. Both forms are common in Ireland. The surname Thompson is also very common among African Americans.Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen and of its Swedish cognate Thomsson. Compare Thomson .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Thomson
    Thom
    Tomson
    Thompsom
    Tompson

    Sources (6)

    • Virginia Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850
    • Jean Buchanan Edmondson, "Find A Grave Index"
    • Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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