Andrew Thompson's Thompson History
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Andrew Thompson's Thompson Family History




Andrew Thompson entered the following family history into the Quaker records at Elsinboro, Salem County, New Jersey, where his family first settled.



John Thompson, sonn of Thomas Thompson, borne in Kirkfenton in Yorkshire in the yeare 1635, and in the third month of that yeare, commonly called May. In the Yeare: 1658: the said Thomas Thompson and Elizabeth his wife, with their two sones John Thompson the elder and Andrew Thompson the younger, removed or transported themselves from the Afforesaid Kirkfenton in England into Ireland. In the yeare: 1665: in the beginning of that yeare the said John Thompson tooke to wife Jane Humbles, daughter of Thomas Humbles, late of the County of Durham in England but now dwelling in Ireland. Thomas Thompson, sonn of John Thompson by Jane his wife borne in the County of Wicloe and the parish of donard in Ireland. About the beginning of the seventh month in the yeare 1666. James Thompson, sonn of John Thompson by Jane his wife was born in Ireland in the County and parrish Afforesaid about the middle of the 8th month, 1668.

Ann Thompson daughter of John Thompson by Jane his wife was borne in Ireland in the County and parrish Aforesaid about the beginning of the 9th month in the yeare 1672.

Mary Thompson daughter of John Thompson by Jane his wife was borne in Ireland in the County and parrish Aforesaid the 25th day of the 10th month 1675.

In the yeare 1677 the said John Thompson transported himselfe with his wife and his Afforesaid four Children and one man servant named William Hall, from Ireland to the Province of West new Jersey in America: they set sail on the 16 day of the 9 month in the ship called the Mary of dublin, John Wall being master, and landed at Elsinburgh in the Province of west new Jersey in America the 22 of the 12 month following.



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