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James Lewis Thompson

Also Known As: "James Louis Thompson"
Birthplace: Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, United States
Death: March 25, 1890 (72)
Henrieville, Garfield, Utah Territory, United States
Place of Burial: Henrieville, Garfield, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John David Thompson and Leah Thompson
Husband of Matilda McKnight and Matilda Delila Thompson
Father of John Orson Thompson, Sr. and William Samuel Thompson, Sr.
Brother of Samuel Thompson; Mary Leah Littlefield; Sarah Phelps and John David Wesley Thompson
Half brother of Lucy Groves; Miriam Simmons and Patience Dolly Childs

Managed by: Lori Lynn Wilke
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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 Lewis Thompson's Timeline

January 22, 1818
Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, United States
February 9, 1833
Age 15
February 9, 1833
Age 15
Pomfret, Chatauqua, New York
February 9, 1833
Age 15
August 8, 1844
Nashville, Lee County, Iowa, United States
January 9, 1846
Age 27
December 26, 1856
Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah Territory, United States
January 19, 1883
Age 64