Andrew Thomson

Brief Life History of Andrew

When Andrew Thomson was born on 6 October 1768, in Dysart, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Thomson, was 37 and his mother, Helen Miller, was 39.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Andrew? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William Thomson
1730–
Helen Miller
1729–
John Thomson
1754–
Mary Thomson
1765–
Elspet Thomson
1756–
Janet Thomson
1758–
Hellen Thomson
1761–
William THOMSON
1763–1827
Marion Thomson
1766–1841
Isabel Thomson
1766–
Andrew Thomson
1768–
Ann Thomson
1768–

Sources (1)

  • Andrew Thomson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

World Events (3)

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

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

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

1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English and northern Irish: variant of Thompson .

Scottish: sometimes an Anglicized form of Gaelic McThomas; see McTavish , McComish .

Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen . Compare Thompson .

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

Possible Related Names

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.