Ann Strean was born at Magherafeld, county Derry, Ireland, the daughter of Archibald and Ann (Philips) Strean. In 1807 she was married to Samuel Thomson in Elizabeth, New Jersey. They subsequently lived at 13 Cedar Street in lower Manhattan and later in Riverdale and Inwood. Joseph Thomson Cookingham, donor of this portrait of Mrs. Thomson as well as one of Mr. Thomson, is the couple's great-grandson.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Thomson Cookingham
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