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James Thompson
Male 1813 - 1900

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  • Birth  15 Oct 1813  Leam, County Fermanagh, Ulster, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Immigration  Abt 1831  , , Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    from Ireland 
    • According to his obituary, James left Ireland at 18 years of age and landed in Quebec in 1835.
    Military  1836  , , , Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Rebellion of 1836 
    • Volunteered in the Rebellion of 1836 under command of Captain Walter Anderson. Capt. Anderson was a United Empire Loyalist who settled at Long Point in 1899.
    Residence  1839  Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Religion  1851  Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Methodist 
    Residence  1851  Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • The census describes the home as a single family, 1-story frame house.
    Residence  1851  Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1851 Canadian Census 
    • The household include James Thompson (39), his wife Rosana (28) and their children Mary Jane (12), James Henry (12), George (11), Joseph (6), Elizabeth (4) and John (2).
    Employment  1852  [5
    farmer 
    Land Record  21 Oct 1856  South Walsingham, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Record for James Thompson shows an "assignment" of a lot (SW 1/4 13) in South Walsingham, Charlotteville, Transaction Type "A" (Assignment)
    Residence  1861  Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County South, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    1861 Canadian Census 
    • The household included James Thompson (48), Rosa Thompson (41), James H. Thompson (21), Mary Thompson (20), George Thompson (18), Joseph Thompson (14), Elizabeth Thompson (12), John Thompson (10), Thomas Thompson (8), Ammert Thompson (7), Fethy [Faith] Thompson (5), Walter Thompson (2) and an unnamed child (5-weeks) -- probably Elsie.
    Employment  1871  [8
    farmer 
    Religion  1871  Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Church of Scotland/Kirk/Scotch Presbyterian 
    Residence  1871  Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    1871 Canadian Census 
    • The household included James Thompson (56), wife Rosanna Thompson (49) and children John (21), Thomas (19), Ameret (17), Faith (15), Walter (12) and Ellen [Elsie] (10).
    Land Record  1877  Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Charlotteville Township Maps from 1877 show that James Thompson owned land on three lots in the St. William area near Turkey Point Marsh and Long Point Bay: Lots 15 & 16 (near Normandale) and Lot 11.
    Employment  1881  [11
    farmer 
    Religion  1881  Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    C. Presbyterian 
    Residence  1881  Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    1881 Canadian Census 
    • The household included James Thompson (65), his wife Rose (n/a) and their children Thomas (28), Walter (22), Elsey (20) and Anna (18).
    Residence  1891  Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    1891 Canadian Census 
    • The household included James Thompson, wife Rosa, children Thomas and Elsie, and grand-daughters Erie & Lena Price.
    Died  19 Apr 1900  Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 14, 15
    Cause: old age (at age 87) 
    Buried  21 Apr 1900  Normandale (Normandale Cemetery), Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 16, 17
    Cemetery  Aft 21 Apr 1900  Normandale, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 17, 18
    Normandale Cemetery, Section 3-C-4 
    • The headstone at Section 3, Row C, #4 reads THOMPSON / Rose A. D'Orsey Wife of / Jas. Thompson / Died Mar. 7, 1897 / In Her 79th Year / James Thompson / Died April 19, 1900 / In His 87th Year / Elsie Thompson /
      Died Sept. 8, 1903 / In Her 43rd Year / Thomas Thompson / 1853 - 1935 / James H. Thompson / Died July 13, 1905 / In His 66th Year

      The previous stone, Section 3, Row C, #3 reads: John, Son of ------ & ------ Thompson ------------------- AE 4 YRS
    Person ID  I594  myTree
    Last Modified  21 Jun 2012 
     
    Father  MALE Thompson,   b. Bef 1819,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Documents
    Baptism Record - Enniskillen Extracts
    Baptism Record - Enniskillen Extracts
    Status: Located.
    Family ID  F306  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Rose D'Orsey,   b. Between 1818 and 1823, Cornwall, Stormont, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1897, Normandale, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Witness at Wedding  3 Oct 1839  Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County South, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    George C. Salmon Esquire of the Township of Woodhouse 
    Witness at Wedding  3 Oct 1839  Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County South, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Justice Blakely yeoman of the Township of Charlotteville 
    Witness at Wedding  3 Oct 1839  [4, 19, 20
    Wm. H Ryerse; Justice Blakeley 
    Married  Abt 4 Oct 1839  Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 19, 20, 21
    Children 
     1. John Thompson,   b. Aft 1839,   d. Bef 1851, Normandale, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. James Henry Thompson,   b. 15 Apr 1840, Normandale (Charlotteville Township), Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1905, Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary Jane Thompson,   b. 15 Jul 1841, Normandale (Charlotteville Township), Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1896, , Norfolk, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. George Thompson,   b. 17 Feb 1843, , , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1922, Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Joseph E. Thompson,   b. Abt 1846, , , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elizabeth Thompson,   b. Abt 1848,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. John Thompson,   b. Abt 3 Feb 1850, , , , Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1940
     8. Thomas Thompson,   b. 6 Mar 1852,   d. 1935
     9. Amerit Thompson,   b. 27 Oct 1853, Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1922, Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Faith Thompson,   b. 2 Aug 1856, Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1888
     11. Walter Thompson,   b. 20 Dec 1858, , Norfolk, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1931, Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Ellen ("Elsie") Thompson,   b. Abt 1860,   d. 8 Sep 1903, Concession 2, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     13. Anna Thompson,   b. Abt 1863, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  06 Jan 2007 
    Family ID  F217  Group Sheet
     
  • Documents
    Marriage Record - Thompson/Dorsey - James Thompson & Rose Dorsey (3 Oct 1839)
    Marriage Record - Thompson/Dorsey - James Thompson & Rose Dorsey (3 Oct 1839)
    Status: Located.
    Marriage Record - Thompson/Finch - James H. Thompson & Tamson (Samson) Finch (24 APR 1862)
    Marriage Record - Thompson/Finch - James H. Thompson & Tamson (Samson) Finch (24 APR 1862)
    Status: Located.
    Death Record - Price, Amerit (24 Jun 1922)
    Death Record - Price, Amerit (24 Jun 1922)
    Status: Located. Death Record: Charlottesville Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada
    1851 Canadian Census - THOMPSON: James (.pdf, 2 of 2)
    1851 Canadian Census - THOMPSON: James (.pdf, 2 of 2)
    Status: Located. Province: Canada West (Ontario) District: Norfolk County (#25) Sub-District: Charlotteville (#236)
    Page 9, Line 39-46, Roll C_11741 Schedule A
    Death Record - Thompson, George (1843-1922)
    Death Record - Thompson, George (1843-1922)
    Status: Located.
    Death Record - Thompson, Rosa Ann
    Death Record - Thompson, Rosa Ann
    Status: Located.
    Death Record - Thompson, James (1813-1900)
    Death Record - Thompson, James (1813-1900)
    Status: Located.
    Marriage Record - Thompson, James H. & McMillan, Janet (1885)
    Marriage Record - Thompson, James H. & McMillan, Janet (1885)
    Status: Located.
    1851 Canadian Census - Thompson, James (transcription)
    1851 Canadian Census - Thompson, James (transcription)
    Status: Located. The household include James Thompson (39), his wife Rosana (28) and their children Mary Jane (12), James Henry (12), George (11), Joseph (6), Elizabeth (4) and John (2).
    Marriage Record - Thompson, John & Dease, Mary A. (m 1876)
    Marriage Record - Thompson, John & Dease, Mary A. (m 1876)
    Status: Located. PARENTS: James & Rosanna Thompson; James & Mary E. Dease
    Map: Township of Charlotteville 1877 (Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada)
    Map: Township of Charlotteville 1877 (Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada)
    Status: Located.
    Map: Charlotteville 1875
    Map: Charlotteville 1875
    Status: Located. Heath, Thompson, Johnson, Wells, Finch
    Marriage Record - Thompson, Joseph & Cowan, Agnes (m 1870)
    Marriage Record - Thompson, Joseph & Cowan, Agnes (m 1870)
    Status: Located.
     
    Headstones
    Headstone - THOMPSON - Section 3-C-4
    Headstone - THOMPSON - Section 3-C-4
    Status: . Rose D'Orsey wife of Jas. Thompson, Died Mar 7 1897 in her 79th year; James Thompson Died April 19, 1900 in his 87th year; Elsie Thompson Died Sep 8 1903 in her 43rd year; Thomas Thompson 1853-1935; James H. Thompson died July 13, 1905 in his 66th year
     
    Histories
    1871 Canadian Census - THOMPSON, James
    1871 Canadian Census - THOMPSON, James
    Status: Located. Charlotteville, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada
    1891 Canadian Census - THOMPSON: James
    1891 Canadian Census - THOMPSON: James
    Status: Located.
    1861 Canadian Census - THOMPSON: James
    1861 Canadian Census - THOMPSON: James
    Status: Located.
    1881 Canadian Census - THOMPSON: James
    1881 Canadian Census - THOMPSON: James
    Status: Located. Charlottesville Township, Norfolk County (South), Ontario, Canada
    1851 Canadian Census - THOMPSON: James
    1851 Canadian Census - THOMPSON: James
    Status: Located. Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada
    1861 Canadian Census - THOMPSON, James (transcription)
    1861 Canadian Census - THOMPSON, James (transcription)
    Status: Located. The household included James Thompson (48), Rosa Thompson (41), James H. Thompson (21), Mary Thompson (20), George Thompson (18), Joseph Thompson (14), Elizabeth Thompson (12), John Thompson (10), Thomas Thompson (8), Ammert Thompson (7), Fethy [Faith] Thompson (5), Walter Thompson (2) and an unnamed child (5-weeks) -- probably Elsie.
    1871 Canadian Census - THOMPSON, James (Part 1; transcription)
    1871 Canadian Census - THOMPSON, James (Part 1; transcription)
    Status: Located. The household included James Thompson (56), Rose Thompson (49), John Thompson (21), Thomas Thompson (19), Ameret Thompson (17), Farthey [Faith] Thompson (15), Walis [Walter] Thompson (12) and Ellen [Elsie] Thompson (10).
    1851 Canadian Census - THOMPSON: James (.pdf, 1 of 2)
    1851 Canadian Census - THOMPSON: James (.pdf, 1 of 2)
    Status: Located. Province: Canada West (Ontario) District: Norfolk County (#25) Sub-District: Charlotteville (#236)
    Page 9, Line 39-46, Roll C_11741 Schedule A
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S86] Obituary - Thompson, James - 19 APR 1900, (Obituary, James Thompson, British Canadian Newspaper, 25 APR 1900).

    2. [S263] List of United Empire Loyalists who Settled in Long Point, (List of United Empire Loyalists who Settled in Long Point, transcribed by the Ontario Historical Society, Papers and Records, Volume 2, Published in Toronto in 1900, Pages 68-124. (http://my.tbaytel.net/bmartin/longpt.htm)).

    3. [S273] Marriage Record - Thompson, James & Dorsey, Rose (Original), (Upper Canada Marriage Bonds, Talbot District, James Thompson & Rose Dorsey, 3 Oct 1839 (Library & Archives of Canada)).

    4. [S209] Marriage Record - Thompson, James & Dorsey, Rose (Index), (Upper Canada Marriage Bonds (1803-1865), James Thompson & Rose Dorsey, Reference RG 5 B9, Volume 39, Bond Number 7508, Date 1839-10-03, Microfilm Reel C-6789).

    5. [S92] 1851 Canadian Census - Thompson, James, 1851 Canadian Census, (1851 Canadian Census, Canada West (Ontario), Norfolk, Charlotteville, Page 9, Lines 39-46 http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1851_pdf/e095/e002361586.pdf).

    6. [S182] Ontario Land Record Index - Thompson, James, (Ontario Land Record Index - Thompson, James, RG:01, Series: C15, Vol: 003, Page 0039 (Microfilm MS693 Reel 164)).
      James Thompson. Township: Charlotteville; Lot SW 1/4 13, Concession: A, Date ID: 1856/10/21; Transaction Type: Assignment; Archival Reference: RG 01, Series C15, Vol 003, Page 039.

    7. [S279] 1861 Canadian Census - Thompson, James.

    8. [S94] 1871 Canadian Census - Thompson, James, 1871 Canadian Census, (1871 Canadian Census, James Thompson household, Norfolk South (022), Charlotteville Township (C), Div. 1, p 36-37. http://www.collectionscanada.ca/archivianet/020108_e.html).

    9. [S94] 1871 Canadian Census - Thompson, James, 1871 Canadian Census, (1871 Canadian Census, James Thompson household, Norfolk South (022), Charlotteville Township (C), Div. 1, p 36-37. http://www.collectionscanada.ca/archivianet/020108_e.html), Charlotteville, Norfolk South, Ontario, Page 36 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S178] 1877 Charlotteville Township Map - Thompson, James, (1877Charlotteville Township Map - St. Williams, Charlotteville Township, Drawn by James S. Randall, Transcribed by Barbara Lesser (http://www.rootsweb.com/~onnorfol/CharStWms.txt)), http://www.rootsweb.com/~onnorfol/CharStWms.txt (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S95] 1881 Canadian Census - Thompson, James, (1881 Canadian Census - Thompson, James, Charlottesville, Norfolk South, Ontario, District 157, Sub-district C, Division 1, Page 87, Household 509. (http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp?PAGE=census/search_census.asp)).

    12. [S95] 1881 Canadian Census - Thompson, James, (1881 Canadian Census - Thompson, James, Charlottesville, Norfolk South, Ontario, District 157, Sub-district C, Division 1, Page 87, Household 509. (http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp?PAGE=census/search_census.asp)), Charlotteville, Norfolk, Ontario, Page 87 (Reliability: 3).
      with Rose, Thomas, Walter, Elsey, Anna

    13. [S280] 1891 Canadian Census - Thompson, James, (1891 Canadian Census - Thompson, James - Charlottesville Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada).

    14. [S91] Death Record - Thompson, James (d. 1900), (Death Registration # 017955 - James Thompson (d. 19 Apr 1900), Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Roll: Roll: MS935_97.).

    15. [S585] Headstone: Thompson, James (d. 1900), (Interment.net, Normandale Cemetery. Contributed by Murray Fair, Jul 28, 2007, last edited Aug 28, 2007 [murrayfair@rogers.com]. Total records = 259.(http://www.interment.net/data/canada/ontario/norfolk/charlotteville/norman/index.htm)).

    16. [S87] Normandale Cemetery - Thompson 3-C-4 & 3-C-3, (Thompson Family, Normandale Cemetery: Section 3-C-4, Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County (Norfolk Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society), p. 10), Page 10 (Reliability: 3).
      Section 3 - C4 - THOMPSON, Rose D'Orsey wife of Jas. Thompson, Died Mar 7 1897 in her 79th year; James Thompson Died April 19, 1900 in his 87th year; Elsie Thompson Died Sep 8 1903 in her 43rd year; Thomas Thompson 1853-1935; James H. Thompson died July 13, 1905 in his 66th year

    17. [S392] Normandale Cemetery - Thompson Index.

    18. [S87] Normandale Cemetery - Thompson 3-C-4 & 3-C-3, (Thompson Family, Normandale Cemetery: Section 3-C-4, Charlotteville Township, Norfolk County (Norfolk Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society), p. 10).

    19. [S88] Marriage Register of George J. Ryerse - Thompson, James & Dorsey, Roseau, (Transcription of G.J. Ryerse's Marriage Register, Simcoe Reformer, 14 Mar 1901 and 21 Mar 1901, Jas. Thompson & Roseau Dorsey, 4 Oct 1839. (http://www.nornet.on.ca/~jcardiff/index1.html)).

    20. [S89] Marriage Announcement - Thompson, James & Dorsey, Roseau (m. 1839), (Simcoe Reformer 03/07/1901).

    21. [S198] Marriage Record - Dorsey, Roseann (m. 1839), District Marriage Registers of Upper Canada, Talbot District 1837-1857, Provincial Archives of Ontario, Toronto.

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