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James Lewis THOMSON
Elizabeth QUISENBERRY
Catherine (QUISENBERRY) COFFEY
Husband:  James Lewis THOMSON / THOMPSON
Birth:  1797/8, KY
Death:  aft. 1850
Father:  Col. John THOMSON
Mother:  Sarah Woodson RAGLAND
Marriage-1:  18 Aug 1829, Christian Co., KY
Wife-1:  Elizabeth QUISENBERRY
Birth: 1802, VA
Death:  ca. 1839, KY 
Father:  James QUISENBERRY
Mother:  Katherine Elizabeth THREKELD
Marriage-2:  26 Jun 1840, Christian Co., KY
Wife-2:  Catherine QUISENBERRY
Birth:  7 Jul 1809, VA
Death:  9 Mar 1887, Nashville, Washington Co., IL 
Other spouse:  m1. 7 Nov 1831, Christian Co., KY, James Madison COFFEY
Father:  James QUISENBERRY
Mother:  Katherine Elizabeth THREKELD
Children with Elizabeth QUISENBERRY born in KY:
1.  S.A. THOMPSON (female), b. 1829/30
2.  J.C. or I.C. THOMPSON (male), b. 1830/1
3.  C.M. THOMPSON (female), b. 1831/2
4.  S.R. THOMPSON (male), b. 1836/7
5.  (Daughter A) THOMPSON, b. 1835/40; d. bef. 1850
Child with Catherine QUISENBERRY born in KY:
5.  G.T. THOMSON (male), b. 1844/5


Sources:

1.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Kentucky Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):
Thomson, James Quisenberry, Elizabeth 18 Aug 1829 Christian Co.
Coffie, Madison Quisenberry, Catherine  7 Nov 1831 Christian Co.
Thomson, James Coffey, Catherine 26 Jun 1840 Christian Co.

2.  U.S. Census, 1830 (extracted by A. Robert Matthiesen; see 1830 Table): 
John Thompson 000 001 001 - 100 110 001 Christian Co., KY p. 40
These data indicate
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 30-39 1790-1800 = James (b. 1797/8)
1 male 60-69 1760-1770 = John (b. 1766)
1 female 4 or under 1825-1830 = S.A. (b. 1829/30)
1 female 15-19 1810-1815 = Martha (b. 1815)
1 female 20-29 1800-1810 = Elizabeth (b. 1809)
1 female 60-69 1760-1770 = Sarah (b. 1769)
James and Elizabeth appear to be living with his parents. 

3a.  1840 KY Census Index (online at GenealogyLibrary.com; see 1840 Table): 
Thompson, James Christian Co. p. 193

3b.  Christian County Genealogical Society (Hopkinsville, KY).  1995.  Christian County, KY, Census Records, 1820-1830-1840.  Simmons Historical Publ., Melber, KY.  On p. 60:
1840 Thompson James 110 000 100 - 120 000 000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 4 or under 1835-1840 = S.R. (b. 1836/7)
1 male 5-9 1830-1835 = J.C./I.C. (b. 1830/31)
1 male 40-49 1790-1800 = James (b. 1797/8)
1 female 4 or under 1835-1840 = Daughter A
2 females 5-9 1830-1835 = C.M. (b. 1831/2)
= S.A. (b. 1829/30)
Obviously, Elizabeth has died, and John has not yet married Katherine.

4.  1850 KY Census Index/Microfilm (online at GenealogyLibrary.com):  Christian Co., KY, p. 362, 35/35, enumerated 7 Aug 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
James Thompson 52 M Farmer 4000 KY
Catharine  " 40 F     VA
S.A.       " 20 F     KY
* C.       " 19 M     KY
C.M.       " 18 F     KY
* E. Coffey 16 F     KY
W.W.    " 14 M     KY
S.R. Thompson 13 M     KY
G.T.    "  5 M     KY
* E. Coffey 13 M     IL
M.A. Coffey 11 F     IL
*It is impossible to tell this writer's "I's" from his "J's"; the missing letters are one or the other.
We obviously have children here from all three marriages.

5.  Anon.  1986.  Family Histories:  Christian County, Kentucky, 1797-1986.  Christian County Genealogical Society, Hopkinsville, KY.

6.  Archives of the THOMPSON-L mailing list (online at RootsWeb.com).  Says James was born in VA.

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