James A Thompson

1835–1865 (Age 29)
Palmyra, Lowndes, Alabama, United States

The Life of James A

When James A Thompson was born on 13 August 1835, in Palmyra, Lowndes, Alabama, United States, his father, Warren Asbury Thompson, was 33 and his mother, Mary Polly Hays, was 29. He married Mary Ann Chancellor on 14 June 1859, in Butler, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Butler, Alabama, United States in 1850. He died on 22 January 1865, at the age of 29.

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Family Time Line

James A Thompson
Mary Ann Chancellor
Marriage: 14 June 1859
Mary C Thompson
James Alfred Thompson
George W Thompson

Spouse & Children

  • Male1835–1865Male

  • Mary Ann Chancellor


14 June 1859
Butler, Alabama, United States


  • Mary C Thompson


  • Male1862–1949Male

  • George W Thompson


Parents & Siblings



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World Events (6)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 4

Historical Boundaries - 1839: Lowndes, Alabama, United States

Age 11

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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 Tompson in household of Warren Tompson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James A. Thompson in entry for James Alfred Thompson, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
  • James A. Thompson, "Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957"

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