Thompson, Robert B.

Born: 1795-03-17 Saratoga Springs, New York

Died: 1853-03-09 Chatham, Illinois

Flourished: Sangamon County, Illinois

Alternate name: Thomson

A carpenter by trade, Thompson settled in Springfield, Illinois, in 1824. The following year, he married Mary Matheny, with whom he had ten children.

John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 712-13.