Aaron Thompson

1759–1831 (Age 72)
Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Aaron

When Aaron Thompson was born on 20 March 1759, in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Thomas Tomson, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Mallory, was 40. He married Annis Martin on 4 July 1782, in Bethlehem, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 19 December 1831, in Bethlehem, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 72.

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Aaron Thompson
Annis Martin
Marriage: 4 July 1782
Sheldon Thompson
Charles Thompson
Edmund Thomson
Wealthy Thomson
Alfred Thomson
John Thomson

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4 July 1782
Bethlehem, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States


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Age 17

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 17

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 22

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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)

  • Aaron Thompson, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Aaron in entry for Edmund Thomson, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Aaron in entry for Alfred Thomson, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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