David Thompson Jr.
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David Thompson Jr. (abt. 1748 - abt. 1830)

David Thompson Jr.
Born about in Frederick County, Virginiamap [uncertain]
Son of [uncertain] and [uncertain]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 19 Aug 1784 (to Mar 1794) in Orange County, Virginia, United Statesmap
Husband of — married 25 Oct 1799 in Rockingham County, Virginia, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Father of
Died about in Meadow Bluff, Greenbrier County, Virginia, United Statesmap
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David Thompson was born in 1748 in Frederick County, Virginia, the only known child of David and Mary Unknown Thompson.

David married twice:

On 19 August 1784 , when he was in his mid-thirties, he married Elizabeth Brockman in Orange County, Virginia.[1]
On 25 October 1799, when he was in his early fifties, he married Susanna Skelton. She bore him one known child, a son whom they named Isaac.

David Thompson was a revolutionary soldier in Capt. Hogg's company of rangers in 1758, and "served in Col Boquite's company according to Jeff Carr's research of the Orange County court records of Aug. 26, 1779."[2] His war service can be read at Fold3.[3]

In 1830, when he was in his early eighties, he died in Meadow Bluff, Greenbrier County, Virginia, of unknown causes.

1830 census

David Thompson Junior appears in the 1830 United States Federal Census living in a household of eleven persons, all of whom were free whites (4 males, 7 females; 6 young people, 5 adults).

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1830 Census Image for David Thompson, Jr.
David Thompson, Jr., is third from the bottom.
Name: David Thompson Junior, Home in 1830: Greenbrier County, Virginia.
Free White Persons - Males - 5-9: 1; 20-29: 2; 70-79: 1.
Free White Persons - Females - 5-9: 1; 10-14: 3; 15-19: 1; 20-29: 1; 40-49: 1.
Free White Persons - Under 20: 6; 20 -49: 4.
Total Free White Persons: 11.
Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 11.[4]


  1. David Thompson + Elizabeth Brockman Marriage record, FHL Film Number 33031, Reference ID: P14, Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
  2. "Thompson Family of Culpeper and Orange Counties, VA. and Pendleton County, W.V." by Jeff Carr, updated April 1996.
  3. https://www.fold3.com/image/18471238.
  4. 1830 Census, Greenbrier County, Virginia; Series M19, Roll 190, Page 204, Image 67 of 80, Family History Library Film 0029669, Ancestry.com. Transcription URL: https://search.ancestryheritagequest.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=xgz1208&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=1830usfedcenancestry&qh=XMKU0WVVls8nwiWmyn3pXw%3D%3D&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&msT=1&gsfn=david&gsfn_x=0&gsln=thompson&gsln_x=0&msbdy=1748&msbpn__ftp=Virginia,%20USA&msbpn=49&msddy=1831&msrpn__ftp=Virginia,%20USA&msrpn=49&msrpn_x=1&msrpn__ftp_x=1&MSAV=1&uidh=mpf&MSV=1&pcat=USFEDCEN&fh=4&h=834926&recoff=&ml_rpos=5 Image URL: https://www.ancestryheritagequest.com/interactive/8058/4411234_00415?pid=834926&backurl=https://search.ancestryheritagequest.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc%3Dxgz1208%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource%26usePUBJs%3Dtrue%26indiv%3D1%26db%3D1830usfedcenancestry%26qh%3DXMKU0WVVls8nwiWmyn3pXw%253D%253D%26gss%3Dangs-d%26new%3D1%26rank%3D1%26msT%3D1%26gsfn%3Ddavid%26gsfn_x%3D0%26gsln%3Dthompson%26gsln_x%3D0%26msbdy%3D1748%26msbpn__ftp%3DVirginia,%2520USA%26msbpn%3D49%26msddy%3D1831%26msrpn__ftp%3DVirginia,%2520USA%26msrpn%3D49%26msrpn_x%3D1%26msrpn__ftp_x%3D1%26MSAV%3D1%26uidh%3Dmpf%26MSV%3D1%26pcat%3DUSFEDCEN%26fh%3D4%26h%3D834926%26recoff%3D%26ml_rpos%3D5&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=xgz1208&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true Accessed 6 Oct 2019.
  • Marriage:
Name: Susan Skelton
Spouse: David Thompson
Marriage Date: 25 Oct 1799
Marriage Location: Rockingham County, Virginia
Dodd, Jordan. Virginia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1660-1800 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1997. Original data: Dodd, Jordan, comp.. Virginia Marriages to 1800. Electronic transcription of marriage records held by the individual counties in Virginia.


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Source for marriage indicate 1784 as married to Elizabeth Brockman.....totally different than shown on profile.
posted by Robin Lee

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