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Elisha Thompson Family 

Original Bible is in the possession of the gg-granddaughter of Elisha D. Thompson. Copies of the family record courteously provided by Ray Thompson, a gg-grandson to Elisha D. Ray has also provided the following family history:

Elisha's parents were Elisha and Honor (Pratt) Thompson who came to Jewett from Goshen, CT in 1791. They are buried in the Jewett Cemetery. Elisha D. was one of four children born to this couple. The other siblings were Isaac Pratt Thompson, John W. Thompson and Betsey B. Thompson.

Elisha D. married Abigail Howard on April 28, 1822, but it is not known if they were married in Greene County or Madison County, NY. He is listed in the 1820 census residing in Smithfield, Madison Co. Then is 1845, he and his family relocated to Watertown, WI, where he died on May 22, 1879.  Elisha D. Thompson was the 4th great grandson of Anthony Thompson, one of the Founders of the New Haven Colony.

E.D. Thompson and Abigail Howard were married April 28, 1822
Prudence Malbina Swap married to Birney Thompson October 9, 1867

E.D. Thompson born August 14, 1799
Abigail Howard, w/o E.D. Thompson was born March 12, 1804

Births of children of the above named parents:
Addison P. Thompson, July 31st 1823
Eudorus P. Thompson, October 31, 1825
Mary E. Thompson, May 6th 1828
Adaline B. Thompson, July 4, 1830
Hiram S. Thompson, June 6, 1832
Eliza A. Thompson, September 19, 1834
John N. Thompson, December 26, 1836
Mahala M. Thompson, February 1, 1839
Sidney I. Thompson, July 7, 1841
Birney G. Thompson, August 31, 1846

Isaac P. Thompson, b. August 23, 1787, d. December 27th, 1855, in the sixty ninth year of his age
Betsey B. Thompson, b. May 1st, 1796, d. February 11, 1829, in the 33rd year of her age
Honour Thompson died in the 20th of April 1833 in the 71st year of her age
Elis(h)a Thompson died January 2, 1838 in the 75 year of his age
Diema (should be Deidama) Thompson wife of J.W. Thompson died March 9th 18??, aged 44
Harriett (??) daughter of the above, died March 16th 1844 in the 27 year of her age
Elisha Thompson son of 2? JWT died 20 July 1866 aged 21st year
Sidney Thompson son of John W. Thompson died October 7, 1849 aged 30 
Adaline B. Thompson died October 7, 1833 aged 3y3m
Addison P. Thompson died December 9, 1847, aged 26y5m
Hiram S. Thompson died June 7, 1864 aged 32y
Eudorus P. Thompson died January 2nd 1884, aged 58y2m1d
Birney G. Thompson died April 20, 1920 at 5pm, aged 73y7m20d
Elisha D. Thompson died May 22nd 1879 aged 79y9m8d
Mrs. Mary E. Weston died March 7, 1881, aged 52y10m
Abigail Thompson died February 22, 1888, aged 83y
Prudence Malbina Thompson died June 26, 1943 at 6:30pm at the age of 94y5m5d

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