- Birth Date
- 30 January 1844
- Death Date
- 5 November 1915
James Peter Thompson
Jens Peter Thomasen
He was listed as "James Thonsen," in the company manifest. He traveled with his sister Maren Katrine Thomasen.
More research is needed to confirm his date of death as his obituary indicates that he died 6 November 1915. Date listed reflects family tradition from Family Tree at FamilySearch.org.
- Age at Departure: 20
- 1900 United States Federal Census.
- “Captain William B. Preston Company (first ox train), manifest, 1864.” Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Captains’ accounts, 1862-1868.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- "James Thompson Dies at Gridley," Box Elder News, 11 November 1915, 1.
- "List of Passengers," Deseret News, 17 August 1864, 369.
- Missionary Department Missionary Registers, 1860-1959, Volume 1.
- New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger C, p. 738.