Michael Thompson

1782–26 July 1864 (Age 82)
New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Michael

When Michael Thompson was born in 1782, in New Hampshire, United States, his father, Samuel T Thompsom, was 60 and his mother, Sarah Johnston, was 42. He married Lydia E. Bishop on 2 May 1811, in Topsham, Orange, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 26 July 1864, in East Topsham, Topsham, Orange, Vermont, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in East Topsham Cemetery, Topsham, Orange, Vermont, United States.

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Michael Thompson
Lydia E. Bishop
Marriage: 2 May 1811
Mary Bishop Thompson
Sarah Johnston Thompson

Spouse and Children


    Lydia E. Bishop


2 May 1811
Topsham, Orange, Vermont, United States


    Mary Bishop Thompson


    Sarah Johnston Thompson


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World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 6

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land

Age 22

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

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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Sources (3)

  • Michael Thompson in entry for Moses Ring and Sally J Thompson, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Michael Thompson in entry for Sarah Johnston Thompson, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"
  • Michael Thompson in entry for Mary Bishop Thompson, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"

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