James A Thompson

1836–1912 (Age 75)
Carroll, Ohio, United States

The Life of James A

When James A Thompson was born on 2 June 1836, in Carroll, Ohio, United States, his father, James Thompson, was 28 and his mother, Nancy (Thompson), was 30. He married Margaret Fulmer on 29 September 1860, in Portage, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 10 daughters. He died on 9 April 1912, in Little River, Rice, Kansas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Bean Cemetery, Little River, Rice, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James A Thompson
1836–1912
Margaret Fulmer
1839–1895
Marriage: 29 September 1860
Jacob Oliver Thompson
1858–1947
Susannah Lodema "Dema" Thompson
1861–1954
Sarah A Thompson
1864–
Eliza Lemira Thompson
1865–1924
Amanda O. or Mandy Thompson
1867–1873
Charles Francis Thompson
1868–1956
Cora Celestia Thompson
1869–1960
Ida Aldora Thompson
1872–1910
John Wesley Thompson
1874–1949
Maggie Thompson
1875–
Edith Ione Thompson
1877–1950
Lolen Lovina Thompson
1879–
Mattie Pearl Thompson
1880–1963
James William or Jimmy Thompson
1882–1884

Spouse & Children

  • Male1836–1912Male

  • Margaret Fulmer

    Female1839–1895Female

MARRIAGE
29 September 1860
Portage, Ohio, United States
children

(14)

+9 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • James Thompson

    Male1808–Male

  • Nancy (Thompson)

    Female1806–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (7)

1846

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 24

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 27

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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 Thompson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • 1870 United States Federal Census
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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