Aaron Thompson

1759–
Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Aaron

When Aaron Thompson was born in March 1759, in Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, United States, his father, Ichabod Thompson, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth, was 38.

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Family Time Line

Ichabod Thompson
1715–1790
Elizabeth
1721–1760
Peter Thompson
1756–1845
Aaron Thompson
1759–
Reuben Mather Thompson
1762–1844

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 17

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 22

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1791

Age 32

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

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)

  • Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920

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