Born: October 16, 1822, New York.
Died: February 7, 1895, Summit, New Jersey.
Buried: The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.
Thompson was a graduate of New York University (1842) and Princeton Seminary (1845).
He served as a Reformed Dutch pastor in various places, including East Brooklyn, St. Paul’s (R.P.D.), New York City, and the North Reformed Church, Brooklyn (1874).
Thompson was joint editor of the Reformed Dutch Hymns of the Church (New York: 1869) and Hymns of Prayer and Praise (1871). He contributed original hymns and translations from the Latin to these Collections, to Schaff’s Christ in Song (1869), and to the Sunday School Times (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: 1883).
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