Justice of the Peace until his death. Represented the town of Middleborough in the Mass. State Legislature; also represented the county of Plymouth for 16 years until his age called him to retire. He supported the cause of liberty during the Revolutionary War. He was noted for industry, fidelity, and piety. --From: A Genealogy of Descendants of John Thompson of Plymouth,Mass., by Charles Hutchinson Thompson (Lansing, Mich.: Darius D. Thorp, 1890), p. 60.
While in the Massachusetts legislature, he voted in favor of ratification of the United States Constitution by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
He was a faithful member of the First Church of Christ (Congregational Church) of Middleboro.
The portrait of Isaac Thompson was painted by portrait artist Cephas Thompson. It hung with a portrait of his wife Lucy in the home on one of his descendants. A descendant Eliot Cranch took photos of the portraits and gave copies to his relatives. A letter dated 1838 gives this brief history of the portraits.
Lucy Sturtevant Thompson
1754–1834 (m. 1774)
Susanna Thompson Thomas
Fear Tomson Perkins
Priscilla Thompson Sturtevant
Mary Thomson Hutchins
ERECTED to the memory of HON. ISAAC THOMPSON who died Dec. 21 1819 in his 74th year.