James A Thompson

1877–1947 (Age 70)
Mille-Isles, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada

The Life of James A

When James A Thompson was born about 1877, in Mille-Isles, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada, his father, Alexander Thompson, was 29 and his mother, Margaret Hammond, was 25. He married Grace Tschabold on 30 March 1898, in Hannah, Cavalier, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Linden Township, Cavalier, North Dakota, United States for about 10 years and Cando, Towner, North Dakota, United States in 1930. He died on 27 January 1947, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 70.

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James A Thompson
Grace Tschabold
Marriage: 30 March 1898
Hazel Belle Thompson
Luella G. Thompson
Ray Thompson
Ruth Thompson
Cecil James Thompson Sr
Aleda Mae Thompson
Thelma Irene Thompson

Spouse & Children

30 March 1898
Hannah, Cavalier, North Dakota, United States


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Alexander Thompson


  • Margaret Hammond




  • Albert Thompson


  • Male1877–1947Male

  • Arthur J. Thompson


  • William Thompson


  • Meritt H. Thompson


World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 12

North Dakota is the 39th state.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 19

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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 in household of Alexa Thompson, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • James A Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James A Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"

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