Person:Elisha Thompson (1)

m. 9 Jan 1728/29
  1. Elisha Thompson1729 - 1812
  2. Sergeant David Thompson1731 - 1807
  3. Deacon Stephen Thompson1734 - 1823
  4. Lydia Thompson1736 - 1816
  5. Gideon Thompson1739 -
  6. James Thompson1741 - 1817
  7. Chloe Thompson1743 - 1814
  8. Lois Thompson1747 - 1824
m. Bef 1756
Facts and Events
Name[2] Elisha Thompson
Alt Name[1] Elisha Thomson
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 23 Oct 1729 New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Christening[2] 7 Dec 1729 New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United StatesFirst Congregational Society
Marriage Bef 1756 Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States (probably)Estimate based on date of birth of eldest known child.
to Dorcas Wright
Census[2] 1790 Litchfield, Connecticut, United States4-1-4.
Death[1][2][3] 24 Apr 1812 Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
Burial[4] Goshen Center Cemetery, Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 V. Elisha Thomson, in Hibbard, A. G. History of the Town of Goshen, Connecticut: with genealogies and biographies based upon the records of Deacon Lewis Mills Norton. (Hartford, CT: Press of the Case: Lockwood & Brainard Co., 1897)

    "V. Elisha Thomson (oldest s. Gideon, Samuel, John, Anthony), b. Oct. 23, 1729. New Haven; m. Dorcas, dau. John Wright of G. He d. April 24, 1812; she d. April 17, 1812. They lived on the north side of the road, about three-quarters of a mile west of Goshen meeting-house, about fifteen rods northwest from the bridge over the stream that flows into Dog Pond. Here he kept a tavern many years, as this was on a road of considerable travel. He was not a member of the church, but was a man of strict moral habits. His wife was a member of the church under the ministry of Mr. Sherman and Mr. Hooker."

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Thompson, in Jacobus, Donald Lines. Families of Ancient New Haven. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1974)

    "Elisha (Thompson), b 23 Oct 1729 (New Haven Vital Records), bp 7 Dec 1729 (church record, First Congregational Society, New Haven), d 24 Apr 1812; Census (L) 4-1-4; …"

  3. Goshen Vital Records [NEHGS], in Connecticut, United States. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records

    "Thomson, … Elisha, d. Apr. 24, 1812, Æ 82 (Note says, '84 ½') [2:395]"

  4. Elisha Thomson, in Find A Grave.