James A Thompson

1765–1843 (Age 78)
Ashford, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of James A

When James A Thompson was born on 15 January 1765, in Ashford, Windham, Connecticut, United States, his father, David Thompson, was 29 and his mother, Patience Russ, was 22. He married Rachel about 1788, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 14 April 1843, in Venice, Cayuga, New York, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Venice Center Cemetery, Venice, Cayuga, New York, United States.

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James A Thompson
Marriage: about 1788
Lovell Thompson

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about 1788
Connecticut, United States


  • Lovell Thompson


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World Events (8)


Age 11

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 11

New York is the 11th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 21

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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 Tomson, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • James Thompson in entry for James Thompson, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • James A. Thompson, "Find A Grave Index"

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