David Thompson

4 September 1690–November 1769 (Age 79)
St. Peter's Parish, New Kent, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of David

When David Thompson was born on 4 September 1690, in St. Peter's Parish, New Kent, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Robert Thompson, was 29 and his mother, Judith Hodge, was 24. He married Catherine Waddy in 1717, in New Kent, New Kent, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 13 sons and 2 daughters. He died in November 1769, in Fredericksville Parish, Albemarle, Virginia, British Colonial America, at the age of 79, and was buried in Bedford, Kanawha, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Thompson
1690–1769
Catherine Waddy
1692–
Marriage: 1717
Mary Thomas
1712–1761
Charles Thompson
1725–
Jacob Thompson
1733–
Waddy Thompson
1735–1801
David Thompson
1715–1774
Mary Thomson
1717–
Anthony Thompson
1719–1794
William Thompson
1723–1789
William Thompson
1723–1800
John Thomson
1725–
Samuel Thompson
1734–1779
William Thomson
1734–
Robert Thompson
1735–1775
Edmund Thompson
1750–
Waddy Thompson
1761–1837

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1717
New Kent, New Kent, Virginia, British Colonial America
children

(15)

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1661–1702Male

    Judith Hodge

    Female1666–1709Female

siblings

(7)

    Robert Samuel Thompson

    Male1687–1754Male

    Male1690–1769Male

    Male1692–1765Male

    Susanna Thompson

    Female1696–1702Female

    Female1696–1763Female

+2 More Children

World Events (1)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 68

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

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)

  • David in the Christ Church Parish, Virginia Records, 1653-1812

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