James was born 14 June 1839 in Ontario, Canada to Robert Colville Thompson (1796-1881) and Christianna Douglass (1805-1877) and died 28 December 1906 in Clare, Clare County, Michigan of unspecified causes. He married Ellen Crossen (1849-1936) . Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.
|Offspring of James and Ellen Crossen (1849-1936)|
|John Franklin Thompson (1876-1952)||4 May 1876 Haldimand Twp., Northumberland County, Ontario, Canada||18 April 1952 Rural Whitewater, Grand Traverse County, Michigan|| Mabel Edna Weir (1878-1967)|