Family Group Record for Rev. John Thomson

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Submitted by Ken D. Thompson



Husband Rev. John Thomson

         Born: c 1690 - Ulster, Ireland
   Christened: c 1690
         Died: September 1753 - Mechlenburg Co., NC
       Buried:  - Baker Fam. Cem. Mechlenburg, NC

       Mother: ? Osbourne (          -          )

      Married: August 1734 - Lancaster Co., PA

 Other Spouse: Margaret Osborne (          -1735) - 1708 - Scotland or Ireland
  SealS (LDS): 



Wife Mary McKean

         Born: 1690 or 1677 - Ameha (Prince Edward) Co., VA 
                                       maybe Lancaster, PA

       Father: Thomas McKean (          -          )


 Other Spouse: Thomas Reid (          -          )
  SealS (LDS): 



1 F Hannah Thomson

         Born: 1735 - Actorara, Lancaster Co., PA
         Died: 1769
       Spouse: Roger Lawson (1731-1803)
         Marr: c 1752


General Notes (Husband)

Father could be William of Lancaster Co. England or Lt. Col. Thomson of County Derry.

Also ordained Lewes, Del. 1717?

Rev. John Thompson died at the home of his daughter, Elizabeth Baker, Sept. 1753.

Buried in Baker Family Cem. Mecklenburg Co., NC.

Graduated U. of Glasgow, Scotland. Ordained in Presbyterian Church June 23, 1713.

Came to NY 1714 w/wife & children (likely Esther & Mary) and later settled in Virginia.

Pioneer preacher, author, teacher & church leader.

Roger and five sons served in Revolutionary War.

Matthew Thompson website:

Wrote "Poor Orphans Legacy" published by his friend. Benjamin Frankilin 1734

General Notes (Wife)

Information on the family obtained from Daniel Thompson

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