James A Thompson

1818–1880 (Age 62)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of James A

When James A Thompson was born on 4 October 1818, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Archibald Thompson Junior, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth E. Anderson, was 18. He married Didana E Robertson on 9 September 1847, in Chambers, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Chambers, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Lanett, Chambers, Alabama, United States in 1880. He died on 16 December 1880, in Randolph, Illinois, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Preston Cemetery, Walsh Election Precinct, Randolph, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

James A Thompson
1818–1880
Didana E Robertson
1827–1915
Marriage: 9 September 1847
Benjamin F Thompson
1846–1915
Thomas L. Thompson
1850–
John A. Thompson
1852–
Sarah Elizabeth Lizzie Thompson
1853–1946
Amanda Thompson
1856–
Monroe Thompson
1858–
Emmitt Eugene Thompson
1860–1937
Mary Obediance Molly Thompson
1861–1946
Alice Thompson
1864–
Celestia F Thompson
1866–
Minny A. Thompson
1869–

Spouse & Children

  • Male1818–1880Male

  • Didana E Robertson

    Female1827–1915Female

MARRIAGE
9 September 1847
Chambers, Alabama, United States
children

(11)

  • Benjamin F Thompson

    Male1846–1915Male

  • Thomas L. Thompson

    Male1850–Male

  • John A. Thompson

    Male1852–Male

  • Female1853–1946Female

  • Amanda Thompson

    Female1856–Female

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 4

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."
1835 · Angry Mob Seizes U-S Mail

Age 17

On August 31, 1835, in Charleston, South Carolina an angry mob takes control over the U-S mail and burns it in public.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • James A Thompson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Thompson in household of Elizabeth Thompson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Thompson in household of Archibald Thompson, "United States Census, 1850"

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