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John Thomson, Sr.

Also Known As: "Thompson"
Birthplace: Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of David Thomson and Amias Maverick
Husband of Sarah Woodman and Sarah Thompson
Father of John Thompson, Jr.; Sarah Aldrich and Mehitable Hayward
Brother of Ann Thomson; Priscilla Thomson; Sgt. Miles Thompson; Samuel Thomson and Mary Thomson
Half brother of Nathaniel Maverick, of Barbados; Samuel Maverick, Jr. and Mary Hooke

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About John Thomson, Sr.

What is clear, from Massachusetts Bay Colony records, is that a Mr. John Thomson, Master of the ship the Elizabeth of New England, was the son born to David and Amias Thomson in 1619. In 1650, he laid claim to an island in Boston Harbor, which to this day is referred to as Thomson’s Island. His claim was supported by the testimony of four individuals.

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John Thomson, Sr.'s Timeline

January 5, 1619
Plymouth, UK
January 14, 1619
Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
Age 22
Mendon, Worcester Co., MA
April 4, 1645
Age 26
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Age 25
Age 26
Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Age 28
Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
November 9, 1685
Age 66
Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA