Lewis Thompson

M, #549, b. 1808, d. 1860
Relationship3rd great-grandfather of Kellie Sue Thompson
Last Edited19 Apr 2015

Life Events

     Lewis Thompson was born in 1808 at Edenton, North Carolina; Joy Russell shows his birth as 1808 in Edenton, North Carolina while the 1900 census shows his birth in Tennessee.

Lewis Thompson married Elizabeth Rutledge in 1828 at Campbell County, Tennessee.

Lewis Thompson died in 1860 at Lynchburg, Tennessee.

Census Enumerations

  • 1840, Lincoln, Tennessee
    1840 United States Federal Census
    about Lewin Thompson Name: Lewin Thompson
    [Lewis Thompson]
    COUNTY: Lincoln
    State: Tennessee
    Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 2
    Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 2
    Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
    Total - All Persons (Free White, Free Colored, Slaves): 7
    Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
    Free White Persons - Under 20: 5
    Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
    Total Free White Persons: 7
    Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 7

    Source Citation: Year: 1840; Census Place: , Lincoln, Tennessee; Roll: 531; Page: 36; Image: 76; Family History Library Film: 0024548.

    Source Information:

    Ancestry.com. 1840 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
    Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
    Original data: Sixth Census of the United States, 1840. (NARA microfilm publication M704, 580 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

  • 28 September 1850, Subdivision 2, Lincoln, Tennessee
    1850 United States Federal Census
    about Lewis Thompson Name: Lewis Thompson
    Age: 42
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1808
    Birth Place: North Carolina
    Gender: Male
    Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Subdivision 2, Lincoln, Tennessee
    Family Number: 526
    Household Members: Name Age
    Lewis Thompson 42
    Elizabeth Thompson 46
    Mary A Thompson 20
    Rachael Thompson 17
    Louisa Thompson 16
    Joel R Thompson 14
    William C Thompson 12
    Sarah E Thompson 6
    George C Thompson 3


    Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Subdivision 2, Lincoln, Tennessee; Roll: M432_887; Page: 37A; Image: 168.

    Source Information:

    Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
    Original data: Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C.

    Description:
    This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1850 United States Federal Census, the Seventh Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, age as of the census day, sex, color; birthplace, occupation of males over age fifteen, and more. No relationships were shown between members of a household. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1850 Federal Census.

Timeline

  • His daughter Mary A. Thompson was born in 1830 at Tennessee.
  • His daughter Rachel Thompson was born in 1833 at Tennessee.
  • His son Louisa Thompson was born in 1834 at Tennessee.
  • His son Joel R. Thompson was born in 1836 at Tennessee.
  • His son William Alfred Thompson was born in 1838 at Lincoln County, Tennessee.
  • Lewis Thompson appeared on the 1840 Federal Census of Lincoln, Tennessee, with a household listed as .

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    Lewis is apparently employed in agriculture and the family doesn't apparently have any slaves.
    1840 United States Federal Census
    about Lewin Thompson Name: Lewin Thompson
    [Lewis Thompson]
    COUNTY: Lincoln
    State: Tennessee
    Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 2
    Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 2
    Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
    Total - All Persons (Free White, Free Colored, Slaves): 7
    Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
    Free White Persons - Under 20: 5
    Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
    Total Free White Persons: 7
    Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 7

    Source Citation: Year: 1840; Census Place: , Lincoln, Tennessee; Roll: 531; Page: 36; Image: 76; Family History Library Film: 0024548.

    Source Information:

    Ancestry.com. 1840 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
    Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
    Original data: Sixth Census of the United States, 1840. (NARA microfilm publication M704, 580 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

  • His daughter Sarah Elizabeth Thompson was born on 2 October 1846 at Tennessee.
  • His son George C. Thompson was born in 1847 at Tennessee.
  • Lewis Thompson and Elizabeth Rutledge appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Lincoln, Tennessee, at Subdivision 2, enumerated 28 September 1850, Lewis is a farmer. Joel R, William C, and Sarah E were attending school within the previous year.

    Elizabeth is unable to read and write.. Their children Mary A., Rachel, Louisa, Joel R., William Alfred, Sarah Elizabeth and George C. were listed as living with them.
    1850 United States Federal Census
    about Lewis Thompson Name: Lewis Thompson
    Age: 42
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1808
    Birth Place: North Carolina
    Gender: Male
    Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Subdivision 2, Lincoln, Tennessee
    Family Number: 526
    Household Members: Name Age
    Lewis Thompson 42
    Elizabeth Thompson 46
    Mary A Thompson 20
    Rachael Thompson 17
    Louisa Thompson 16
    Joel R Thompson 14
    William C Thompson 12
    Sarah E Thompson 6
    George C Thompson 3


    Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Subdivision 2, Lincoln, Tennessee; Roll: M432_887; Page: 37A; Image: 168.

    Source Information:

    Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
    Original data: Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C.

    Description:
    This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1850 United States Federal Census, the Seventh Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, age as of the census day, sex, color; birthplace, occupation of males over age fifteen, and more. No relationships were shown between members of a household. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1850 Federal Census.
  • His wife Elizabeth Rutledge died in 1860 at Lynchburg, Tennessee.

Family

Elizabeth Rutledge b. 1804, d. 1860
Children