David Thompson

From Historical Collections of Harrison Co. in the State of Ohio,

By Charles A. Hanna, 1900

David Thompson, a native of county Tyrone, Ireland, b. 1772; d. 1868; son of Joseph Thompson, who emigrated to America and settled near Chambersburg, Penn., in 1792 (Joseph Thompson d. about 1819); David m. in Pennsylvania, Martha Gift, of German parentage, b. 1778: d. 1843; settled about one mile north of Cadiz, Harrison county, Ohio, in 1814; had issue:


Elizabeth. m. William McFadden, and settled in Iowa;

Mary, m. Joseph McFadden, and settled in Cadiz township;


John, d. in Washington county, Iowa

Katherine, m. John Sharp, of Holmes county, Ohio;

Martha, m. Adam Dunlap;

Rachel, m. S. Atkinson, and settled in Holmes county, Ohio;

James, b. March 3, 1818; m. 1848 Margaret Croskey, daughter of William and Mary Crabb Croskey, of Harrison county; removed to Cadiz, 1889 (had issue: i. Mary-Emma, d. aged sixteen years; ii. Martha-Elizabeth, m. A. W. McDonald, of Pittsburg, Penn; iii. Anna-Caroline, m. William H. Arnold, of Cadeiz; iv. David);

Sophia, m. John Hitchcock

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