John James Thompson
M, #1378, b. 4 March 1880
John James Thompson was born on Thursday, 4 March 1880 at 11 Simcoe Terrace, King St. W., Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada, and his father signed the registration.. Dr. (?) Temple attended at the birth. John and Edith Harris, daughter of Edward William Harris and Susannah Larbalestier, were married by Reverend Charles E. Manning on Thursday, 21 September 1899 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was listed as age 22, born in Toronto, bachelor, broiler maker. She was age 20, born Toronto, single, not employed. Lena A. Thompson and Harry Cutter witnessed the marriage. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 1901 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. They are living on the same street as Edward and Susannah. He is listed as: Thompson, John J, male, white, head, born 4 March 1880, age 21, born Scotland, Canadian, Methodist, boiler maker, living on own means, employee, worked for 12 months, earning $400, able to read, write and speak English. Edith Thompson also appeared in the household. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 1911 at 468 Downie, Peterborough, Durham Co., Ontario, Canada. He is recorded as: Thompson, J J, male, head, married, born March, age 31, born Ontario, Scotch origin, Canadian, Baptist, physical labourer, working at YMCA, employed for 45 weeks, earned $950, insured for $500 at the cost of $12, able to read, write and speak English. Edith Thompson, Frederick John Thompson and Servant, May Brindley also appeared in the household.