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Welcome! This website was created on 26 Feb 2012 and last updated on 03 Sep 2016.

There are 240 names in this family tree.The webmaster of this site is Lois Knight. Please click here if you have any comments or feedback.
About Samuel Thompson Family Australia
Samuel Thompson and his new wife Isabella Robinson married in May 1851 just prior to leaving
Monacana(or Moneycannon) and Donemana, in the Parish of Donaghady, County Tyrone, Ireland, arriving
in Sydney New South Wales, Australia in December of the same year. Their family grew from South
Creek, later known as St Marys, Penrith, NSW to cover much of the country. Samuel's family had
independently traveled to Minnesota, USA, and contact has been revived and maintained.

This story, as with all family trees, is not a solo effort. Information gathered by one of Samuel
and Isabella's great grandaughters in Australia (aged almost 91 now) in the days before computers
and online data, together with other family trees, has been combined with current research to
present this tree of their descendants. 

The American branch is detailed, and I have followed the Australian tree down to my husband's
grandfather, John Young Thompson and his siblings and children. For other Australian descendants,
see the link to Australian Thompson Tree at Heritage.

A key resource for the American branch is the manuscript "Trail Blazin' Pioneers" compiled by a
direct descendant Robert ('Bob') G Moore, PhD, in 1995. 

Regards
Lois
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