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Sarah "Sallie" Thompson

Female 1788 - 1867  (78 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Sarah "Sallie" Thompson was born on 3 Jul 1788 in Peru, Berkshire, Massachusetts (daughter of Amherst Thompson and Sarah Clark); died on 13 Feb 1867 in York, Medina, Ohio; was buried in Branch Cemetery, Medina, Medina, Ohio.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 3 Jul 1788, Hampshire County, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    Also called Sarah Thompson.

    Sarah married Elisha Branch on 3 Oct 1810 in Hampshire County, Massachusetts. Elisha (son of Nathan Branch and Elizabeth "Polly" Woodward) was born on 9 Apr 1787 in Worthington, Hampshire, Massachusetts; died on 14 Nov 1856 in York, Medina, Ohio; was buried in Branch Cemetery, Medina, Medina, Ohio. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Sarah Branch was born on 9 Apr 1823 in Worthington, Hampshire, Massachusetts; died on 15 Dec 1914 in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan; was buried in Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Amherst Thompson was born on 20 May 1762 in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts (son of Joseph Thompson and Abigail Sherman); died on 21 May 1857; was buried in Peru Center Cemetery, Peru, Berkshire, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    He appears to have been served in the Revolution for nine months beginning in July 1779, under Captain Reuben Lilly.

    Amherst married Sarah Clark. Sarah was born in 1767; died on 15 Jan 1852; was buried in Peru Center Cemetery, Peru, Berkshire, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Sarah Clark was born in 1767; died on 15 Jan 1852; was buried in Peru Center Cemetery, Peru, Berkshire, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 1. Sarah "Sallie" Thompson was born on 3 Jul 1788 in Peru, Berkshire, Massachusetts; died on 13 Feb 1867 in York, Medina, Ohio; was buried in Branch Cemetery, Medina, Medina, Ohio.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Joseph Thompson was born on 25 Mar 1733 in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts (son of James Thompson and Mary); died in 1795 in Virginia, Coshocton, Ohio; was buried in Virginia, Coshocton, Ohio.

    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.

    Joseph married Abigail Sherman on 19 Feb 1754 in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts. Abigail (daughter of Bezaleel Sherman and Abigail Graves) was born on 29 Nov 1732 in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Abigail Sherman was born on 29 Nov 1732 in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts (daughter of Bezaleel Sherman and Abigail Graves).
    Children:
    1. 2. Amherst Thompson was born on 20 May 1762 in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts; died on 21 May 1857; was buried in Peru Center Cemetery, Peru, Berkshire, Massachusetts.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  James Thompson

    Notes:

    Possibly the James Thompson who died in Brimfield on 25 May 1776. Said to have been born in Woburn.

    James married Mary. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Mary
    Children:
    1. 4. Joseph Thompson was born on 25 Mar 1733 in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts; died in 1795 in Virginia, Coshocton, Ohio; was buried in Virginia, Coshocton, Ohio.

  3. 10.  Bezaleel Sherman was born on 31 Mar 1703 in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts (son of Dr. John Sherman and Abigail Stone); died in 1779.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 31 Mar 1703, Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts

    Bezaleel married Abigail Graves on 4 Feb 1732 in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts. Abigail (daughter of Ebenezer Graves and Mary Colton) was born on 18 Feb 1707 in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Abigail Graves was born on 18 Feb 1707 in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts (daughter of Ebenezer Graves and Mary Colton).

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 18 Feb 1706, Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts

    Children:
    1. 5. Abigail Sherman was born on 29 Nov 1732 in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts.