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Sam Thompson


Samuel C. Thompson
b. 1/18/1892
d. 12/12/1961
married: Myrtle M. Murray (dua. of Mattie Jane Troy and Thomas Newton Murray)
son of James B. Thompson and Mary Ann (Polly Ann) Smith
grandson of Samuel F. Thompson and Nancy Rollings
siblings: William H. Thompson b. bet. 1888-1889 (not known if he ever married)
Mary Thompson b. 1902 m. James H. Henley
Samuel C. was known as "Turk". He lived his whole life in Marion County (Martin Springs and Battle Creek area). He and "Myrt" as she was known, raised their family in Henley Cove on Battle Creek.
Samuel and Myrtle had 9 children:
1. Millie Jo (she died as a child)
2. Martha Ann b. 9/25/1914 d. 10/6/1973 m. Luther Riley White in 1930;
later m. Samuel Aaron Smith.
3. Beulah b. 1919 m. Carl Ladd
(Beulah lives near Chattanooga)
4. Allie b. 1921 (deceased) m. Gilmore Roberts
5. Mary Lee b. 1923 (deceased) married several times
6. George W. Thompson b. 1926 m. Mary Kate King (George was killed in a car crash on Battle Creek in late 1960's)
7. Gussie Mae b. 1927 (deceased) m. Elbert Wilder, Jr.
8. Myrtle Margaret b. 7/31/31 m. 1Vandy Goodman 2Charles Webster (Myrtle lives in Ohio)
9. Jennie Lou b. 1933 d. 1949

 Date of photo unknown.

Photo submitted by Donna O'Brien

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