James Lewis Thompson (1818 - 1890)

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Nicknames: "James Louis Thompson"
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Birthplace: Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, United States
Death: Died in Henrieville, Garfield, Utah Territory, United States
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About James Lewis Thompson

(son of John David Thompson of Chautauqua county, New York). Born January 22, 1818, Pomfret, Chautauqua county, New York. Came to Utah in November, 1862, Isaac Bullock company.

   Married:	Matilda Willis, at Nauvoo, Illinois. (daughter of John Willis and Jane Kirkpatrick of Kentucky). She was born February 16, 1819.
   Their children:
           John David born October 15, 1838;
           Leah Jane born December 1, 1840, married John Chidester;
           Lucy Lucretia born December 24, 1842, married Sidney Littlefield;
           John Orson born August 8, 1844, married Lucy Maria Groves;
           James Brigham born October 12, 1848, married Anne Jenette Bryce;
           Mary Matilda born June 7, 1850;
           Lydia Dolly born April 8, 1863;
           Margaret Elizabeth born January 7, 1866;
           William Samuel born January 26, 1856, married Sarah Louisa Thompson;
           Joseph Enoch born July 25, 1869, married Phoebe Jane Thompson.
   Family home Spanish Fork, Kanarraville and Henrieville, Utah.

Member of Zion’s camp and Company C Mormon Battalion. Died March 26, 1891. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 351
   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1210
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James Thompson's Timeline

1818
January 22, 1818
Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, United States
1833
February 9, 1833
Age 15
Pomfret, Chatauqua, New York
February 9, 1833
Age 15
1846
January 9, 1846
Age 27
1873
October 15, 1873
Age 55
1883
January 19, 1883
Age 64
1890
March 25, 1890
Age 72
Henrieville, Garfield, Utah Territory, United States
1891
March, 1891
Age 72
Henrieville, Garfield, Utah, United States
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