Abigail Jones Thompson

3 May 1810–21 July 1814 (Age 4)
Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Abigail Jones

When Abigail Jones Thompson was born on 3 May 1810, in Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Timothy Thompson, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Calder, was 34. She died on 21 July 1814, in Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 4.

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Family Time Line

Timothy Thompson
1777–1856
Sarah Calder
1775–1861
Timothy Thompson
1796–1829
Charles Thompson
1798–1871
William Calder Thompson
1800–1800
Sarah Thompson
1801–1880
William Thompson
1803–
William Calder Thompson
1803–1864
Marianna Calder Thompson
1804–
Mary Ann Calder Thompson
1805–1867
Emily Thompson
1805–
Caroline Thompson
1806–1884
Emily Thompson
1808–1895
Abigail Jones Thompson
1810–1814
Lydia Augusta Thompson
1812–1812
Abigail Jones "Abby" Thompson
1813–1880
Joseph Miller Thompson
1814–1814
Samuel T Thompson
1815–1889
Edward T Thompson
1817–1817
Edward Turner Thompson
1819–1881

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (2)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.

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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  • Abigail Jones Thompson, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Abigail Jones Thompson, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Abigail Jones Thompson, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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