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Frequently asked questions about Ben Thompson

1.  When and where was Ben Thompson born? Ben Thompson was born on November 2, 1843, in Knottingley, Yorkshire, England, to William and Mary Ann (Baker) Thompson. Ben Thompson’s birth certificate:  2.  How many siblings did Ben Thompson have? Ben Thompson had one younger brother Billy, and two younger sisters Mary Jane and Fannie.  William “Billy” Thompson – (1845 Knottingley,… (more…)

Ben Thompson Geneaology

A Brief Look into the Geneaolgy of Ben Thompson William Thompson, (Ben’s father) was born December 17, 1816, in Hull, Yorkshire, England. William Thompson came from a line of Master Mariners and at a very young age earned his own sea legs.  He served for eight months  in the Royal British Navy. William Thompson married Mary Ann nee Baker on… (more…)