Joseph Thompson

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Joseph Thompson, son of John Thompson and Dorothy (…), was born between 1647 and 1655.1,2 He died at Wallingford, Connecticut, before February 1703/4, when adminstration on his estate was granted to Joseph Thompson, son of the deceased, and John Moss.3,2,1

Joseph married (1) Elizabeth Lothrop, daughter of Samuel Lothrop and Elizabeth Scudder, at Wallingford, about 1683;4,3,1,2,5 he married (2) Mercy Barnes, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), 22 November 1694.3,1

In 1690, County Court Records (1:178) refer to Joseph Thompson as father-in-law to his deceased wife's children whom she had with Isaac Royce.2

Family 1

Elizabeth Lothrop b. Mar 1648, d. abt. 1689
  • Joseph Thompson2,1 b. say 1684, d. 7 Nov 1756
  • John Thompson+2,1 b. 1 Feb 1685/86, d. 1763
  • Hannah Thompson2,1 b. 16 Apr 1687, d. aft. 1742

Family 2

Mercy Barnes
This person was last edited on14 Dec 2017


  1. [S53] Donald Lines Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven, 9 vols. in 3 (1924-1932; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1974), 1749-1763, further cited as Jacobus, New Haven Families.
  2. [S340] Donald Lines Jacobus, "Notes on Thompson Families of Connecticut," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 66 (July 1912): 197-209, at 198, further cited as Jacobus, "Notes on Thompson Families."
  3. [S768] W. M. Bollenbach Jr., The New England Ancestry of Alice Everett Johnson, 1899-1986, Memoirs, and Bollenbach Genealogy (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 2003), 331-332, further cited as Bollenbach, Johnson.
  4. [S521] Dwight Brainerd and Donald Lines Jacobus, ed., Ancestry of Thomas Chalmers Brainerd (Portland, Maine: Anthoesen Press, 1948), 196-198, further cited as Brainerd and Jacobus, Brainerd Ancestry.
  5. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 1509, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).