James Robert Thompson

Male1859–25 July 1946

Brief Life History of James Robert

When James Robert Thompson was born in 1859, in Missouri, United States, his father, Washington Harrison Thompson, was 46 and his mother, Lydia Smith, was 42. He married Grace Elizabeth Hadley about 1891, in Rogue River, Jackson, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Gardena, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 69 Wimer, Jackson, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 25 July 1946, in Jackson, Oregon, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Rogue River, Jackson, Oregon, United States.

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James Robert Thompson
Grace Elizabeth Hadley
Marriage: about 1891
Edith Rosella Thompson
William Francis Thompson
James Robert Thompson

Sources (10)

  • James R Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James R Thompson, "Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998"
  • James Robert Thompson in entry for James Robert Thompson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1891Rogue River, Jackson, Oregon, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1861 · Denver Becomes a City

    Age 2

    In 1861, Denver City was incorporated into the territory as an official city.


    Age 13

    Historical Boundaries: 1872: Conejos, Colorado Territory, United States 1874: Rio Grande, Colorado Territory, United States 1876: Rio Grande, Colorado, United States 1893: Mineral, Colorado, United States

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 23

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    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.

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