James A Thompson

1807–1873 (Age 66)
Cerro Gordo, Columbus, North Carolina, United States

The Life of James A

James A Thompson was born in 1807, in Cerro Gordo, Columbus, North Carolina, United States as the son of Thompson. He married Priscilla Jones about 1850, in Cerro Gordo, Columbus, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Whiteville, Columbus, North Carolina, United States in 1880. He died about 1873, in Cerro Gordo, Columbus, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Cerro Gordo, Columbus, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

James A Thompson
1807–1873
Priscilla Jones
1830–1916
Marriage: about 1850
Louisa Thompson
1851–
Jane Thompson
1854–
Jesse Thompson
1854–
William White Thompson
1856–1935
Alfred Thompson
1857–
Martha Thompson
1857–
Nancy Alice Thompson
1859–1914
Dennis Thompson
1861–1920
Sarah Elizabeth Thompson
1862–1932

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1850
Cerro Gordo, Columbus, North Carolina, United States
children

(9)

  • Louisa Thompson

    Female1851–Female

  • Jane Thompson

    Female1854–Female

  • Jesse Thompson

    Male1854–Male

  • William White Thompson

    Male1856–1935Male

  • Alfred Thompson

    Male1857–Male

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Thompson

    MaleMale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 5

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 18

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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 Thompson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Thompson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Thompson, "United States Census, 1880"

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