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ELIJAH THOMSON

192. ELIJAH THOMSON - (John, #65): Born Charlton, Mass. May 14, 1757; died, Hamilton, Madison County, New York, February 29, 1820. Mar., in Charlton, March 20 1781, Damaris Wheeler, daughter of Isaac and Sarah (Darling, born in Holden, Mass., May 26, 1761, died, probably in Hamilton, or Madison, New York, August 23, 1837, Eleven children.

   March 8, 1820, John Thomson was appointed Administrator of the estate of his father, Elijah Thomson of Hamilton, deceased, widow Damaris having renounced. Witness, Alfred Thomson. April 4, 1820, John Thomson, of Madison, was appointed Guardian for Abigail Baldwin, ae. 13 years on November 22 last, and Pamilia Baldwin, ae. 3 years on July 28 last, daughters of Aaron Baldwin, of Smithfield, dec'd., and grandchildren of Damaris Thomson. (Madison Prob. File 310).

Lovina - Born in Charlton, Mass., October l, 1781; died in Fenner, Madison County, New York, August 31, 1866, ae. 85. Mar. in Madison, New York, March 14, 1799, to John Barber, possibly son of Nathaniel and Mary (Spofford), born in Worcester, Mass., in 1775, died, Fenner, November 20, 1869, ae. 95.
JOHN - Born 1782; died 1856; mar., (1), in 1808, Sally Williams; (2), 1832, Sally Sanford.
Ruth - Born in Charlton, Mass., October 5, 1784; died in Madison, New York, June 17, 1811. Mar., probably Madison, about 1805, Aaron Baldwin, son of David, died, Smithfield, New York before 1820; nothing more known.
Isaac - Born Charlton, Mass. April 12, 1786; died Charlton, April 28, 1786. Betsey - Born Charlton, Mass. April 23, 1787; died Charlton, February 1, 1788.
DARLIN - Born 1788; died 1880; twice married, but wives unknown.
Parmelia - Born, Charlton, Mass., May 25, 1791; died Madison, New York, March 17, 1808.
Elijah - Born, Charlton, Mass., June 4, 1793; died Madison, New York, March 27, 1803.
CYRUS - Born 1797; died 1867; mar., 1825, Jerusha Peckham.
ALFRED - Born 1800; died 1862; mar., in 1824, Mary Manchester; prob. mar. (2), Lucinda ----.
Delia - Born in Madison, New York, July 15, 1803; died in Madison, January 30, 1877, ae. 73 yrs, Mar., Madison, August 28, 1825, Orson Peckham, son of Charles and Prudence (Sanford), born Madison January 11, 1803, died Madison, May 23, 1686, ae. 83 years.

Source: Amy, Henry Joseph. Descendants of David and Amyes (Colle) Thomson and their son John: ten generations of Thomsons descended from David, who died on Thompson's Island in Massachusetts Bay, and his son John, of Mendon, Massachusetts. Eastchester, N.Y.: unknown, 1962, pp. 60-61.

 

 

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