James B. Thompson

In 1860, James Thompson was 17, living with his mother Hannah and siblings in Perryville, Juniata County, Pennsylvania. He and his older brother John were coachmakers. Hannah had $700 in real property, and $800 in personal property.

After the war, Thompson married Mary Patterson Stuart, called Pattie in the 1870 census. Their daughter Blance was born in 1866. In 1870, Thompson lived in Perrysville, Pennsylvania, and worked still as a carriage maker, with no real property and $130 in personal property. His wife is listed as a widow in the 1880 census.



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