William Thompson

William Thompson

Male 1787 - 1863  (76 years)

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  • Name William Thompson 
    Born 30 Mar 1787  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Jul 1863  Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I19206  mytree
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 

    Father John Thompson,   b. 1757, Albemarle, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1833, Mercer, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Susanna Burton,   b. Abt 1760 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F5809  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Kerr 
    Children 
    +1. William Thompson, Jr.  [natural]
    +2. Joseph Thompson  [natural]
    +3. Sarah Thompson  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F6996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Little Brown,   b. 2 Feb 1792, Anson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Feb 1855, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 1825 
    Children 
    +1. Catharine Thompson,   b. 1826,   d. 24 Aug 1857  (Age 31 years)  [natural]
    +2. John Claiborne Thompson,   b. 3 Apr 1828, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1872  (Age 43 years)  [natural]
    +3. Philip H. Thompson,   b. 1830,   d. 1871  (Age 41 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F6954  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Jul 1863 - Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • William studied law under Henry Clay and was admitted to the bar in 1807. He served during the War of 1812 and was a member of the Kentucky legislature.

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p381.


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