Alexander Thomson

1739–
Liberton, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Alexander

Alexander Thomson was born on 23 July 1739, in Liberton, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom as the son of William Thomson and Anne Henderson.

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Family Time Line

William Thomson
Anne Henderson
Mary Thomson
1729–
Charlot Thomson
1731–
Anne Thomson
1733–
James Thomson
1737–
Alexander Thomson
1739–
William Thomson
1741–
John Thomson
1743–1790

Parents & Siblings

  • William Thomson

    MaleMale

  • Anne Henderson

    FemaleFemale

siblings

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+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 63

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 76

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 84

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Scottish spelling of Thompson .

Possible Related Names

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

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