Robert Funkie Sharp Thomson

ID No.1995, (15 July 1899 - 11 December 1999)
'Scotty' Thomson
Father*John Paton Thomson1 b. 16 Jul 1865, d. c 1928
Mother*Elizabeth Sharp1 b. 22 Sep 1867, d. c 1949
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Patricia Elizabeth Chalmers
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Descendent Chart for Thomas Sharp
Nickname Robert Funkie Sharp Thomson was usually known as Scotty. 
Name Variation He was also known as Frank See details in cited email.1,2 
Birth*15 Jul 1899 He was born in Burntisland, Fife, Scotland.1 
 The whole Thomson family left Scotland in the 1920's. James and Euphemia ended up returning to Scotland when the depression hit. John Snr and Margaret ended up in Winnepeg. Elizabeth, John Jnr, both Roberts, Andrew and Lillian moved to Detroit. 
Marriage*28 Oct 1921 He married Margaret Reid Ferrie, daughter of William Ferrie and Jane Campbell, in Wemyss, Fife, Scotland.1 
Occupation* Robert Funkie Sharp Thomson was an iron turner.1  
13 Feb 1986 He became a widower on the death of his wife Margaret.1 
Death*11 Dec 1999 Robert Funkie Sharp Thomson died at Marathon, Parish of Monroe, Florida, USA, aged 100.1 
Burial* He was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Ferndale, Michigan, USA.1 
Ashes The ashes of Robert Funkie Sharp Thomson were placed in The Columbarium at Kirk in the Hills Prebyterian Church, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA.1 


Margaret Reid Ferrie (28 Apr 1899 - 13 Feb 1986)
Last Edited2 Jan 2019


  1. [S92] Ext. Research : Mrs WS Thomson (2607).
  2. [S91] Ext. Research : Mrs SA Collins (854).