James A Thompson

1769–1847 (Age 78)
Louisa, Virginia, United States

The Life of James A

When James A Thompson was born on 7 June 1769, in Louisa, Virginia, United States, his father, Joseph Thompson Sr, was 24 and his mother, Isabella Henderson, was 21. He married Rebecca Newton Jackson on 30 January 1790, in Westmoreland, Virginia, United States. He died on 17 September 1847, in Devotion, Surry, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 78.

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James A Thompson
Rebecca Newton Jackson
Marriage: 30 January 1790

Spouse & Children

30 January 1790
Westmoreland, Virginia, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Thompson Sr


  • Female1747–1805Female



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World Events (8)


Age 7

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 11

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Age 22

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 (3)

  • James Thompson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • James A. Thompson, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James A Thompson - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: James Thompson

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