James is born late in 1847, likely in Scarborough Township, Canada West (now Toronto, Canada) the son of Andrew J. Thomson 1825-1895 and Eliza Bell 1825-1913. James dies on January 19, 1856 and is buried in the cemetery of St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Bendale, Scarborough.
 1968 Paterson family tree: shows James and nothing else.
 St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Bendale, headstone: “James Wm., son of Andrew J. & Eliza Thomson, who died on Jan. 19, 1856 AE 7 y’rs & 1 month. [illegible 8 line verse] [row 27.6]
Thank you to Katharine E for creating WikiTree profile Thomson-2049 through the import of andrew thomson.ged on Jun 7, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Katharine and others.
The current (Nov 4, 2013) biography was prepared by Fred Paterson Nix
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