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Subject: [ALL] General William Thompson 1736-1781
From: Larry Thompson <lt0168@ep -- no spam -- ix.net>
Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2007 15:10:14 -0500
To: Allegheny Co Mailing list <paallegh@rootsweb.com>

Hi group:
I started researching the General because there were a number of things
that indicated he might tie into my maternal Thompson line. I didn't
work out, but what I originally thought would be a simple thing to check
turned into a 2 1/2 month intensive effort to get all of his ancestors.
There was nothing on line. I compiled records from Allegheny,
Westmoreland and Cumberland Co. before I managed to tie it all together.
I have either copies or transcriptions of all of the sources listed. The
General was from Cumberland Co., but after he died his widow and 2 sons
moved to Pittsburgh, so I decided to post his descendants to the list in
case anyone can use it;


Descendants of William Thompson


Generation No. 1

    1.  General William1 Thompson was born June 05, 1736 in County
Meath, Ireland, and died September 03, 1781 in Carlisle, Cumberland Co.,
Pa.  He married Catherine Ross March 29, 1762 in St. James Church,
Lancaster Co., Pa1, daughter of George Ross and Anna Van Gezel.  She was
born January 03, 1738/39 in New Castle, Delaware, and died March 24,
1808 in Chambersburg, Franklin Co., Pa.

More About General William Thompson:
Military service: General in the Revolutionary war
  
Children of William Thompson and Catherine Ross are:
+    2    i.    George2 Thompson, born January 13, 1763 in York Co.,
Pa.; died January 12, 1807 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., Pa.
    3    ii.    Robert Thompson2, born January 01, 1765 in York Co.,
Pa.3; died Bef. August 1802 in Natchez, Mississippi4.
+    4    iii.    Mary Thompson, born October 06, 1767; died Abt. 1815.
+    5    iv.    Catherine Thompson, born June 01, 1770 in Carlisle,
Cumberland Co., Pa.; died February 24, 1811 in Chambersburg, Franklin
Co., Pa.
    6    v.    William Thompson5, born December 17, 1772 in Carlisle,
Cumberland Co., Pa.5; died June 06, 1773 in Carlisle, Cumberland Co., Pa..
+    7    vi.    Juliana Thompson, born July 19, 1774 in Carlisle,
Cumberland Co., Pa.; died Bef. March 1802.
+    8    vii.    Elizabeth Thompson, born July 10, 1777 in Carlisle,
Cumberland Co., Pa..
+    9    viii.    William Allen Thompson, born May 23, 1780 in
Carlisle, Pennsylvania; died Abt. 1805 in Prob. Pittsburgh, Pa.


Generation No. 2

    2.  George2 Thompson (William1)6 was born January 13, 1763 in York
Co., Pa.7, and died January 12, 1807 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., Pa8. 
He married Mary Callender9 July 20, 178610, daughter of Robert Sr. and
Frances Gibson.  She was born Abt. 1767 in Pennsylvania, and died
January 26, 1853 in McKeesport, Allegheny Co., Pa11.
  
Children of George Thompson and Mary Callender are:
    10    i.    Catherine3 Thompson12, born July 28, 1787 in Allegheny
Co.,Pennsylvania; died Bef. 1800 in Allegheny Co., Pa.
    11    ii.    Frances Thompson12, born June 28, 1789 in Allegheny
Co.,Pennsylvania; died June 28, 1789 in Allegheny Co.,Pennsylvania.
    12    iii.    William Irvine Thompson12, born February 09, 1791 in
Allegheny Co.,Pennsylvania; died February 15, 1806 in Allegheny
Co.,Pennsylvania.
+    13    iv.    Frances R. Thompson, born November 05, 1792 in
Allegheny Co., Pa.
+    14    v.    Robert Callender Thompson, born December 25, 1795 in
Allegheny Co., Pa; died Aft. 1860 in Allegheny Co.,Pennsylvania.
    15    vi.    George E. B. Thompson12, born February 16, 1799 in
Allegheny Co., Pa.
+    16    vii.    Catherine Ross Thompson, born April 06, 1802; died
July 06, 1855.


    4.  Mary2 Thompson (William1)13 was born October 06, 176714, and
died Abt. 1815.  She married George Read15,16 October 30, 1786 in
Carlisle, Pa, son of George Read and Gertrude Ross.  He was born August
17, 1765, and died September 03, 1836 in New Castle, Delaware.
  
Children of Mary Thompson and George Read are:
    17    i.    George3 Read17, born June 04, 1788; died January 11, 1856.
    18    ii.    William Thompson Read17, born August 22, 1792; died
January 27, 1873.
    19    iii.    Catharine Ann Read17, born 1794; died 1826.
    20    iv.    Gunning Bedford Read17, born Abt. 1796; died 1826.
    21    v.    Charles Henry Read17, born 1800; died 1834.
    22    vi.    John Dickinson Read17, born 1803; died 1831.
    23    vii.    Anna Gertrude Read17, born 1805.


    5.  Catherine2 Thompson (William1)18 was born June 01, 1770 in
Carlisle, Cumberland Co., Pa.19, and died February 24, 1811 in
Chambersburg, Franklin Co., Pa.  She married (1) Galbraith Patterson20. 
He was born October 29, 1764 in Pennsylvania, and died February 26, 1801
in Lycoming County, Pa.  She married (2) James Orbison20 May 21, 1803 in
Huntingdon Co., Pa.  He was born 1773, and died 1859.
  
Child of Catherine Thompson and Galbraith Patterson is:
+    24    i.    Isabella3 Patterson, born May 01, 1800 in Harrisburg,
Pa; died 1861 in Lancaster, Pa..

  
Child of Catherine Thompson and James Orbison is:
    25    i.    James3 Orbison, died March 13, 1812 in Chambersburg,
Franklin Co., Pa.


    7.  Juliana2 Thompson (William1)21 was born July 19, 1774 in
Carlisle, Cumberland Co., Pa.22, and died Bef. March 1802.  She married
John Holmes23.
  
Children of Juliana Thompson and John Holmes are:
    26    i.    Mary3 Holmes.
    27    ii.    Juliana Holmes23.


    8.  Elizabeth2 Thompson (William1)23 was born July 10, 1777 in
Carlisle, Cumberland Co., Pa.24.  She married (1) Joseph Weigley25.   
She married (2) Joseph St. Leger d'Happart26 April 24, 1800 in New
Castle, Delaware27.  He was born Abt. 1768 in France, and died Abt. 1815.

More About Elizabeth Thompson:
Misc.: March 13, 1815, Divorced by Governor of Pa. from D'Happart
  
Children of Elizabeth Thompson and Joseph d'Happart are:
+    28    i.    Emeline Theressa3 d'Happart, born October 06, 1797 in
Pennsylvania; died March 21, 1869 in Ashland Co., OH.
+    29    ii.    William d'Happart, born Abt. 1801 in Pennsylvania.
    30    iii.    Louis d'Happart28.  He married Ann Carlisle29 1833 in
Jefferson Co., Ky..


    9.  William Allen2 Thompson (William1)30 was born May 23, 1780 in
Carlisle, Pennsylvania31, and died Abt. 1805 in Prob. Pittsburgh, Pa. 
He married Sarah McWilliams32 June 01, 1802 in Immanuel Church, New
Castle, Delaware.
  
Children of William Thompson and Sarah McWilliams are:
+    31    i.    Sarah Ann3 Thompson, died May 18, 1841 in Clifton,
Union Co., Ky..
    32    ii.    Catharine Rebecca Thompson, born Abt. 1804; died
November 07, 1828 in Fortress Monroe, Virginia.  She married Andrew
Talcott April 1826 in Philadelphia, Pa; born April 20, 1797 in
Glastonbury, Connecticutt; died April 22, 1883 in Richmond, Virginia.


Generation No. 3

    13.  Frances R.3 Thompson (George2, William1)33 was born November
05, 1792 in Allegheny Co., Pa.
  
Child of Frances R. Thompson is:
    33    i.    Elizabeth Ann4 Thompson.


    14.  Robert Callender3 Thompson (George2, William1)33 was born
December 25, 1795 in Allegheny Co., Pa, and died Aft. 1860 in Allegheny
Co.,Pennsylvania.  He married Ann Cochran.  She was born Abt. 1796, and
died Aft. 1860 in Allegheny Co.,Pennsylvania.
  
Children of Robert Thompson and Ann Cochran are:
+    34    i.    Samuel C.4 Thompson, born January 21, 1824 in Ohio;
died Bef. 1900.
+    35    ii.    Mary Callender Thompson, born Abt. 1832.
    36    iii.    Frances Ann Thompson34, born Abt. 183734.  She married
George Griffin Ely34 1876; born 1828 in Falls Church, Virginia.


    16.  Catherine Ross3 Thompson (George2, William1)35 was born April
06, 1802, and died July 06, 1855.  She married Joseph Caldwell June 22,
1820.  He was born August 08, 1777 in West Virginia, and died 1864.
  
Children of Catherine Thompson and Joseph Caldwell are:
    37    i.    Francis4 Caldwell, born Abt. 1822; died in In infancy.
    38    ii.    Elizabeth Caldwell, born Abt. 1823.
    39    iii.    George E. Caldwell, born Abt. 1827.  He married Kate
Bushfield.
    40    iv.    Henry C. Caldwell, born Abt. 1832.  He married Alice
Hughes.
    41    v.    Joseph Caldwell, born Abt. 1827; died 1864.
    42    vi.    Alexander J. Caldwell.  He married Mary Stephens.
    43    vii.    Sobieski Brady Caldwell.


    24.  Isabella3 Patterson (Catherine2 Thompson, William1)36 was born
May 01, 1800 in Harrisburg, Pa, and died 1861 in Lancaster, Pa..  She
married (1) David Maclay.  He was born 1797, and died October 24, 1816. 
She married (2) Alexander Laws Hayes.  He was born 1793 in Delaware, and
died 1875 in Lancaster County, Pa..
  
Children of Isabella Patterson and Alexander Hayes are:
+    44    i.    Mary4 Hayes, born July 28, 1826 in Reading, Berks Co.,
Pa; died March 21, 1901 in Philadelphia, PA.
    45    ii.    Ellen A. Hayes, born Abt. 1838.  She married Henry W.
Hager; born February 18, 1837 in Lancaster County, Pa..
    46    iii.    Harriet Hayes, born April 28, 1844 in Lancaster, Pa.;
died July 07, 1896 in Lancaster, Pa..  She married John Christopher Long
July 15, 1884; born February 29, 1840; died Abt. 1896.
    47    iv.    Charles E. Hayes, born Abt. 1829.
    48    v.    Catherine Hayes, born Abt. 1833.
    49    vi.    Louise Hayes, born Abt. 1834.


    28.  Emeline Theressa3 d'Happart (Elizabeth2 Thompson, William1) was
born October 06, 1797 in Pennsylvania, and died March 21, 1869 in
Ashland Co., OH.  She married Mathias Stem.  He was born March 01, 1789
in Pennsylvania, and died March 18, 1869 in Ashland Co., OH.

More About Mathias Stem:
Misc.: On the 1850 census and a couple if Ohio history entries he is
known as David. But two separate DAR application and a deed list him as
Mathias
  
Children of Emeline d'Happart and Mathias Stem are:
+    50    i.    Emeline Theressa4 Stem, born Abt. 1835 in Ohio.
    51    ii.    Ann Stem, born Abt. 1836 in Ohio.


    29.  William3 d'Happart (Elizabeth2 Thompson, William1)37 was born
Abt. 1801 in Pennsylvania.  He married Hannah Unknown.  She was born
Abt. 1801 in Pennsylvania, and died Bef. 1860 in Pennsylvania.
  
Children of William d'Happart and Hannah Unknown are:
    52    i.    Ludewig4 d'Happart, born Abt. 1830.
    53    ii.    Westley d'Happart, born Abt. 1836.
    54    iii.    Harrison d'Happart, born Abt. 1840.
    55    iv.    Marion d'Happart, born Abt. 1851.


    31.  Sarah Ann3 Thompson (William Allen2, William1) died May 18,
1841 in Clifton, Union Co., Ky.38.  She married (1) James C.
Thompson.    She married (2) Burgess Ball Long April 09, 1833.  He was
born March 07, 1796, and died July 30, 1873 in Philadelphia, PA.
  
Children of Sarah Thompson and James Thompson are:
    56    i.    Robert Lockyer4 Thompson39, born February 02, 1829 in
Philadelphia, PA40; died March 21, 1892 in New Castle, Delaware.

More About Robert Lockyer Thompson:
Misc.: Never married

    57    ii.    Catharine Rebecca Talcott Thompson41, born November 20,
1831 in Philadelphia, PA; died June 06, 1893 in New Castle, Delaware.

More About Catharine Rebecca Talcott Thompson:
Misc.: Never married

  
Children of Sarah Thompson and Burgess Long are:
    58    i.    Virginia Mason4 Long, born April 22, 1834.
    59    ii.    Eleanor Long, born April 11, 1836; died August 16, 1900
in Leesburgh, Virginia.
    60    iii.    Melchoir Mason Long, born March 19, 1838; died October
19, 1864 in Shenandoah Co Va.
    61    iv.    William Allen Thompson Long, born July 13, 1840; died
in In infancy.


Generation No. 4

    34.  Samuel C.4 Thompson (Robert Callender3, George2, William1) was
born January 21, 1824 in Ohio, and died Bef. 1900.  He married Malinda
Ward April 1869 in Knox Co., Ohio.  She was born June 1840 in Ohio, and
died Aft. 1920.
  
Children of Samuel Thompson and Malinda Ward are:
    62    i.    Robert5 Thompson, born Abt. 1873 in Knox Co., Ohio; died
Bef. 190042.
    63    ii.    Lida Thompson, born Abt. 1875 in Knox Co., Ohio.
    64    iii.    Anna Thompson, born Abt. 1876 in Knox Co., Ohio.
    65    iv.    Mary Thompson, born March 1878 in Knox Co., Ohio.
+    66    v.    Truman Ward Thompson, born August 28, 1880 in Ohio.


    35.  Mary Callender4 Thompson (Robert Callender3, George2,
William1)43 was born Abt. 1832.  She married James Horbach.  He was born
Abt. 1833 in Pennsylvania.
  
Children of Mary Thompson and James Horbach are:
    67    i.    Ella5 Horbach, born Abt. 1870.
    68    ii.    Elizabeth Horbach, born Abt. 1872.
    69    iii.    Albert Horbach, born Abt. 1873.
    70    iv.    Charles Horbach, born Abt. 1876.


    44.  Mary4 Hayes (Isabella3 Patterson, Catherine2 Thompson,
William1) was born July 28, 1826 in Reading, Berks Co., Pa, and died
March 21, 1901 in Philadelphia, PA.  She married Jacob Bowman Bell May
08, 1850.  He was born July 28, 1826 in Reading, Berks Co., Pa.
  
Child of Mary Hayes and Jacob Bell is:
    71    i.    Edmund Hayes5 Bell, born November 10, 1857.


    50.  Emeline Theressa4 Stem (Emeline Theressa3 d'Happart, Elizabeth2
Thompson, William1) was born Abt. 1835 in Ohio.  She married Adniean
Leander Wait.  He was born Abt. 1832 in New York, and died Bef. 1880.
  
Children of Emeline Stem and Adniean Wait are:
+    72    i.    Emeline Theressa5 Wait, born Abt. 1859 in Rock
Island,Illinois.
    73    ii.    George E. Wait, born Abt. 1864.
    74    iii.    Ben. F. Wait, born Abt. 1867.


Generation No. 5

    66.  Truman Ward5 Thompson (Samuel C.4, Robert Callender3, George2,
William1) was born August 28, 1880 in Ohio.
  
Child of Truman Ward Thompson is:
    75    i.    Robert D.6 Thompson, born Abt. 1907.


    72.  Emeline Theressa5 Wait (Emeline Theressa4 Stem, Emeline
Theressa3 d'Happart, Elizabeth2 Thompson, William1) was born Abt. 1859
in Rock Island,Illinois.  She married Charles H. Farmer.  He was born
Abt. 1855 in New York.
  
Children of Emeline Wait and Charles Farmer are:
+    76    i.    Fred Leander6 Farmer, born July 14, 1877 in Colorado;
died June 19, 1941 in Minnesota.
    77    ii.    Leander Farmer, born Abt. 1880 in Colorado.


Generation No. 6

    76.  Fred Leander6 Farmer (Emeline Theressa5 Wait, Emeline Theressa4
Stem, Emeline Theressa3 d'Happart, Elizabeth2 Thompson, William1) was
born July 14, 1877 in Colorado, and died June 19, 1941 in Minnesota.  He
married Bertha S. Unknown44.  She was born Abt. 1878 in Minnesota.
  
Children of Fred Farmer and Bertha Unknown are:
    78    i.    Fred Marshall7 Farmer44, born Abt. 1908 in Minnesota.
    79    ii.    Betty Farmer45, born Abt. 1914.



Endnotes

1.  Egles Notes, published 1898, 6.
2.  Will of Gen. William Thompson.
3.  Papers found at the Cumberland Co., Pa Historical Society - unsourced.
4.  J.V. Thompson Journals states died in Natchez, Not mentioned in will
of Catherine Thompson on that date but is mentioned in will of father.
5.  Papers found at the Cumberland Co., Pa Historical Society - unsourced.
6.  Will of Catherine Thompson.
7.  Papers found at the Cumberland Co., Pa Historical Society - unsourced.
8.  Obituary for George Thompson.
9.  Egles Notes, ANNUAL VOLUME, 1897. HARRISBURG, PENNA., HARRISBURG
PUBLISHING COMPANY. 1898.
10.  Mary (Callender) Thompson bible.
11.  Pension papers of General William Thompson.
12.  Mary (Callender) Thompson bible.
13.  Will of Catherine Thompson.
14.  Papers found at the Cumberland Co., Pa Historical Society - unsourced.
15.  Will of Catherine Thompson.
16.  Colonial Mansions of Maryland and Delaware By John Martin Hammond
Published 1914 J.B. Lippincott company, Page 293, 294.
17.  History of the Reed Family in Europe and America, 1861.
18.  Will of Gen. William Thompson.
19.  Papers found at the Cumberland Co., Pa Historical Society - unsourced.
20.  Egles Notes, ANNUAL VOLUME, 1897. HARRISBURG, PENNA., HARRISBURG
PUBLISHING COMPANY. 1898.
21.  Will of Gen. William Thompson.
22.  Papers found at the Cumberland Co., Pa Historical Society - unsourced.
23.  Will of Catherine Thompson.
24.  Papers found at the Cumberland Co., Pa Historical Society - unsourced.
25.  Egles Notes, ANNUAL VOLUME, 1897. HARRISBURG, PENNA., HARRISBURG
PUBLISHING COMPANY. 1898.
26.  Will of Catherine Thompson.
27.  Early Ecclesiastical Affairs in New Castle, Delaware.
28.  Land record recorded in Westmoreland Co., Pa, Record is
transferring land to Mathias Stem. Record states that he received the
land from his mother, Elizabeth d'Happart, who received it from
Catherine Thompson, widow of General William Thompson.
29.  Clipping found on the internet from Jefferson Co. Ky. Newspaper
clipping.
30.  Will of Catherine Thompson.
31.  Papers found at the Cumberland Co., Pa Historical Society - unsourced.
32.  Egles Notes, ANNUAL VOLUME, 1897. HARRISBURG, PENNA., HARRISBURG
PUBLISHING COMPANY. 1898.
33.  Mary (Callender) Thompson bible.
34.  The Ely ancestry : lineage of Richard Ely of Plymouth, England.
35.  Mary (Callender) Thompson bible.
36.  Mrs. Harriet Hayes Long.DAR ID Number: 27873.
37.  Land record recorded in Westmoreland Co., Pa, Record lists his
mother Elizabeth D'Happart and that she received the land from Catherine
Thompson, widow of General William Thompson.
38.  J. V. Thompson Journals, Vol. 10, Page 190.
39.  J. V. Thompson Journals, Vol. 10, page 190.
40.  J. V. Thompson Journals, Vol. 10 Page 190.
41.  J. V. Thompson Journals, Vol. 10 page 190.
42.  1900 census. Melinda Thompson states mother of 5, 4 living. Robert
was on 1880 census.
43.  J. V. Thompson Journals.
44.  1910 Census.
45.  1920 Census.

Larry

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