James A Thompson

1848–
Arkansas, United States

The Life of James A

When James A Thompson was born in 1848, in Arkansas, United States, his father, William Thompson, was 37 and his mother, Sarah H. Frances Brown, was 30. He lived in El Dorado, Union, Arkansas, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

William Thompson
1811–1870
Sarah H. Frances Brown
1818–1885
Eleanor S Thompson
1837–
Johnathan Thompson
1839–
William T. Thompson
1839–1903
Thomas Thompson
1841–
Nancy J Thompson
1843–1859
Josephine Thompson
1844–
Martha J Thompson
1846–
James Robert Collinsworth Thompson
1848–1921
James A Thompson
1848–
Robert Thompson
1849–

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1811–1870Male

  • Sarah H. Frances Brown

    Female1818–1885Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 13

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 33

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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 N Thompson in household of Wm Thompson, "United States Census, 1850"

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