Thompson, Alpheus B. (Alpheus Basil), 1797-1869.

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Alpheus Basil Thompson was born in 1797 in Topsham, Maine. From a shipping family, he went to Canton in 1821 and then to California to take part in the trade of goods between Calif. and China. His partner was John Coffin Jones, based in the Sandwich Islands. Thompson married Francisca Carrillo, a daughter of Carlos Antonio Carrillo, in 1834 in Santa Barbara. They had 2 daughters and 4 sons. Thompson died in 1869 in Los Angeles.

From the description of Alpheus B. Thompson papers, 1825-1864. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 84653505

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associatedWith Andes (Brig) corporateBody
associatedWith Blackburn, William, 1814-1867. person
associatedWith Bolcoff, José, 1795-1866. person
associatedWith Bolivar (Brig) corporateBody
associatedWith Carillo, Carlos Antonio, 1783-1852 person
associatedWith Carrillo, Pedro C. person
associatedWith Carysfort (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Convoy (Brig) corporateBody
associatedWith Don Quixote (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Fama (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Figueroa, José, 1792-1835 person
associatedWith George Washington (Schooner) corporateBody
associatedWith Guerra, Antonio M. de la. person
associatedWith Guerra y Noriega, José de la, 1779-1858. person
associatedWith Jones, John Coffin, 1796-1861. person
associatedWith Larkin, Thomas Oliver, 1802-1858. person
associatedWith Leese, Jacob P. (Jacob Primer), 1809-1892. person
associatedWith Loriah (Brig) corporateBody
associatedWith Loriot (Brig) corporateBody
associatedWith Micheltorena, Manuel, 1802-1853. person
associatedWith Mission San Rafael Arcangel corporateBody
associatedWith Neo (Brig) corporateBody
associatedWith Norris, Thomas W. (Thomas Wayne). person
associatedWith Nye, Gorham H., 1802-1878. person
associatedWith Ortega, Francisco, 1793-1849. person
associatedWith Osio, Antonio María, 1800-1878. person
associatedWith Pico, Pío, 1801-1894. person
associatedWith Price, John Miguel. person
associatedWith San Buenaventura Mission corporateBody
associatedWith San Gabriel Mission (Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Spear, Nathan, 1802-1849. person
associatedWith Wilde, Dixey. person
associatedWith Zamorano, Agustin Juan Vicente, 1798-1842. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Santa Barbara (Calif.)
California--Santa Barbara
California--Santa Barbara County
Gold mines and mining--History
Mexican War, 1846-1848--Campaigns
War damage compensation
Sea otter hunting
Indians of North America
Real property
Trials (murder)
Shipping--History--19th century
Hides and skins industry--History


Birth 1797

Death 1869

Spanish; Castilian,


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