James A Thompson

1865–
Ohio, United States

The Life of James A

When James A Thompson was born in 1865, in Ohio, United States, his father, James Thompson, was 29 and his mother, Jane, was 25.

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James Thompson
1836–
Jane
1840–
Margaret Thompson
1855–
Joseph Thompson
1858–
James A Thompson
1865–
Mary H Thompson
1868–

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World Events (3)

1865

Age 0

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 0

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1953 · Ohio state oficially admitted into the Union

Age 88

President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a law recognizing that Ohio was admitted into the Union, since it had previously slipped through the cracks. The official date of admittance was agreed upon as March 1, 1803, ratified as of May 19, 1953.

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 (1)

  • James A Thompson in household of James Thompson, "United States Census, 1870"

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