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Joseph Thompson

Male 1733 - 1795  (61 years)


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  • Name Joseph Thompson  [1
    Born 25 Mar 1733  Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1795  Virginia, Coshocton, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Virginia, Coshocton, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I27821  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of AP
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2020 

    Father James Thompson 
    Mother Mary 
    Family ID F16604  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abigail Sherman,   b. 29 Nov 1732, Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 19 Feb 1754  Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Amherst Thompson,   b. 20 May 1762, Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1857  (Age 95 years)
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F16599  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • According to a DAR lineage book, he "commanded a company of minute men on the Lexington Alarm and in 1779 was made lieutenant colonel of the 10th Massachusetts regiment. He was born in Brimfield, Mass.; died in Marietta, Ohio."

      According to his son's 1832 testimony, Joseph Thompson was a major in "Col. Nixon's Regiment", was then transferred to Col. Thomas Marshall's regiment at West Point, and was captured by the enemy in an engagement at Tarrytown.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3961] Vital Records of Brimfield, Massachusetts To the Year 1850. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1931.

    2. [S3928] Revolutionary War Soldiers buried in Coshocton County, Ohio.