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Thompson, William G.


26 June 1806–5 Dec. 1876. Farmer. Born in Old Monkland, Lanark, Scotland. Son of David Thompson and Jean Wotherspoon. Married first Elizabeth MacAulay, 8 Mar. 1831, in Kilchoman, Isle of Islay, Argyll, Scotland. Immigrated to Upper Canada, 1833. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Orson Hyde, 1836. Moved to Missouri, by 1838; to Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois; and to Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, by Apr. 1840. Married second Mary Ann Hales, ca. 1848, in Adams Co. Migrated to Salt Lake Valley; arrived Sept. 1851. Settled in Bountiful, Davis Co., Utah Territory. Died in Bountiful.