Name: Edward (Edmund) THOMPSON Jr.
Given Name: Edward (Edmund)
Birth: 6 Nov 1760 in Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT
Death: 1835/1840 in NY
Ancestral File #: FKWS-DR
During the Revolutionary War Edward enlisted on 20 July 1779 in the Conneticut Contental Line . He was discharged on 15 Jan 1780. On the 1835 Pension List he lived in Lewis Co., NY, age 7 2, and had been awarded an annaul pension of $72.31 and received a total of $180.77. His pens ion was approved on 4 Mar 1831 and effective 7 May 1833. Pension #S14683.
Change Date: 18 Feb 2016 at 09:23:07
In 1790 Edward Thompson Jr. lived in Granby Township, Hartford Co., CT (page 471) (10500), th at is himself, his wife, and 4 daughters; he lived between Edward Thompson and Edmund Thompso n.
In 1810 Edward Thomson and wife (both 45+) and 2 daughters 10-16 lived 2 farms away from Andr ew Doig in Lewis Co., NY (page 118). In 1820 he lived next door to Andrew Doig in Lewis Co. ( page 27) (000001-00001-01). He appears in the 1825 NY State Cenus in Lowville. In 1830 he liv ed in Lowville, Lewis Co. (page 387), age 70-80, with his wife, age 70-80. On an 1841 Pension er's List Edward lived in Lewis Co. in 1835. [Note: Only a Candis Thompson is listed in Lowvi lle in the 1835 NY State Census, so he may have been living in another household. He does no t appear in the 1840 census.]
The National Semi-Centennial Celebration was held in Lowville on the 4th of July, 1826. Edwar d attended the festivities and registered as one of the 55 Revolutionary soldiers in Lewis Co ., NY at the dinner held in their honor that evening. He listed his present residence as Lowv ille, his former home as Granby, CT, and his age as 66. [Black River gazette. (Lowville), Jul y 12, 1826, Page 1]
Father: Edward THOMPSON b: 27 Apr 1722 in Glouchester, Essex Co., MA
Mother: Sarah THRALL b: 3 Feb 1742 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT c: 21 Feb 1742 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT
Sarah MOSES b: ABT 1763 in Of Hartford Co., CT
8 May 1782
in Granby, Hartford Co., CT
- Mary (Polly) THOMPSON b: Mar 1784 in Granby, Hartford Co., CT
- Daughter THOMPSON b: ABT 1786 in CT
- Edmund THOMPSON Jr. b: 27 Jan 1788 in Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT
- Daughter THOMPSON b: ABT 1790 in CT
- Daughter THOMPSON b: ABT 1792 in CT