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Thompson Surname Obituaries

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Ann (McCarty) Thompson

Obituary

Saturday, January 8, 1876, Mrs. Ann Thompson, wife of John H. Thompson, in her 75th year.

Mrs. Thompson’s maiden name was McCarty. She was born and raised on Turtlecreek, not far from where Monfort’s Flouring Mill now stands. She retained the physical vigor of her prime to a surprising degree, and thoroughly enjoyed life and its blessings. She was a self-reliant, quiet nature, loyal to her her church and the community around her; ardent in her friendships, quick in her sympathies, interested in the welfare of all.

At a camp-meeting held in 1842, on the farm now owned by Mr. Perrine, she made a profession of her faith in Christ, and very soon thereafter joined the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. During the years of her connection with the church her life was a consistent one. Her profession was not demonstrative, but quiet and evenly. Her last days bore witness to the ripening of her Christian character, and she met death submissive to God’s will, and trustful in the love of Christ. Strong evidence of this was given in her last charge to the family and intimate friends, to meet her in the “glorious home” beyond.

May the children follow in the foot-steps of their mother, so far as she followed her Saviour.

Services held in the C. P. Church, in Lebanon, on the Tuesday following, at 11 o’clock, conducted by Rev. J. P. Sprowls, pastor.

Source: The Western Star 17 Feb 1876 [copy obtained from obituary collection at the Warren County Genealogical Society]

by
Arne H Trelvik
31 July 2005

Charlotte Thompson

Mrs. Charlotte Thompson, aged eighty-nine years, died at the home of her grand-daughter, Mrs. Elmer Warner, last Saturday night. The funeral was held at the residence Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock.

Source: The Lebanon Gazette 8 Sep 1892 [copy obtained from obituary collection at the Warren County Genealogical Society]

by
Arne H Trelvik
19 July 2006

Samuel Thompson (1842-1912)

Two old citizens of Deerfield township have recently passed away. Mr. Samuel Thompson who resided in Mason and Mr. Stout Monfort who lived on the Mason and Lebanon pike. Mr. Monfort was one of the oldest citizens of the county, having lived to be 92 years of age. Mr. Thompson had passed the three score and ten mark. He was a veteran of the civil war and probably drew the largest pension of any private soldier in the county. He had drawn $72 monthly for the past 22 years and no one begrudged him it. He and his wife only lately celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

Source: Clipping for his great great grandfather, Samuel Thompson, contributed 31 Jan 2012 by Michael Riesenberg who found it in a collection of family photos and documents compiled by his late grandmother, Donna Riesenberg (born Thompson), who grew up in Mason

by
Michael Riesenberg

4 Feb 2013
 

William M. Thompson

OLD SOLDIER DIES
William M. Thompson Dies at National Military Home at Hampton, Virginia
William M. Thompson, a former resident of Lebanon, died at the National Soldiers' Home at Hampton, Va., on May 24th. He was in his 84th year.
Mr. Thompson was born near Lebanon and spent the greater part of his life here. He served during the Civil War with Co. H. 79th O. V. I. and was honorably discharged because of disabilities in 1863. He was a member of Granville Thurston Post No. 213 of Lebanon.
He was buried with military honors in National Cemetery at Hampton near Old Point Comfort, Va., on May 29th.

Source: "Old Soldier Dies," obituary Western Star (Lebanon Ohio), Thursday 29 May 1924

by
Arne H Trelvik
12 July 2008


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