Posted By:Betty Tartas
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Subject:Thompson Family Reunion Branson MO June 17, 2007 Descendents of Joseph Thompson
Post Date:April 13, 2007 at 10:03:27
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/mo/christian/messages/776.html
Forum:Christian County, MO Genealogy Forum
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A THOMPSON FAMILY REUNION WILL BE HELD JUNE 17, 2007 FOR THE DESCENDENTS OF JOSEPH THOMPSON b abt 1790 Burke Co NC and wife JANE or VIRGINIA JANE UNKNOWN.

This family moved from Burke Co North Carolina in about 1838 and settled in Bradley Co Tennessee. In the 1850s nearly the entire family moved to northern Arkansas, and after the Civil War, migrated to southern Missouri. By 1870 most of the family lived in Christian, Douglas, Taney & Webster Co MO. A small part of the family remained in Bradley & Hamilton Co TN, and a few of those migrated to TX after 1890.

CHILDREN OF JOSEPH THOMPSON b 1790 BURKE CO NC & JANE UNKNOWN:


WILLIAM THOMPSON b abt 1817 m Nancy unknown; stayed in Bradley Co TN. Children: JAMES THOMPSON, ISAAC THOMPSON, JOSEPH THOMPSON, JOHN THOMPSON, HENRY AUGUSTUS THOMPSON, DAVID THOMPSON, MARY J THOMPSON

ISAAC AVERY THOMPSON b abt 1820 m Jerusha "Polly" Goodwin; Bradley Co TN & Christian Co MO. Children: MAHALA THOMPSON, TIMOTHY LAFAYETTE "FATE" THOMPSON, ISAAC ALFRED THOMPSON, DAVID LEANDER THOMPSON, JOSEPH LISANDER THOMPSON, WILLIAM M "UNCLE BILL" THOMPSON, LORENZO THOMPSON.

JOHN M. THOMPSON b 1822 NC m. Nancy Emeline unknown stayed in Bradley Co TN. Children: DANIEL HARRISON THOMPSON, JOSEPH S THOMPSON, MARY C THOMPSON, JOHN W THOMPSON, JAMES A THOMPSON, GEORGE THOMPSON

MELVINA PRISCILLA “Siller” THOMPSON b 1823 NC m. James Mowery; lived Marion Co AR & Christian Co MO. Descendents in Taney Co MO & Washington State. Children (all died Civil War): DAVID MOWERY, WILLIAM JACKSON MOWERY, JOHN A MOWERY, JAMES WESLEY MOWERY (surname also spelled Mourey).

MARY LUCINDA THOMPSON b 1825 NC m. Thomas Gaspaway Goodwin; lived Hamilton Co TN. Children: JOSEPH ABRAHAM GOODWIN MATTHEW FORD GOODWIN, MEREDITH ISAAC GOODWIN, VERA/MERA GOODWIN, LUCINDA JANE GOODWIN, WILLIAM THOMAS GOODWIN

MALINDA THOMPSON b 1828 NC m. JM Whitecotton, William Riddle; lived Carroll Co AR & Christian Co MO. Children: MARYLINE THOMPSON, DANIEL JACKSON THOMPSON, GEORGE W THOMPSON.

ELIZABETH THOMPSON b 1829 NC m. unknown Newman; lived Carroll Co AR 1860; can't find after that. Children: SARAH NEWMAN

SARAH THOMPSON b 1830 NC m. JM Whitecotton, Nathan Griffin; lived Hamilton Co TN, Christian Co MO. Children: SILOAMA WHITECOTTON, SOPHRONIA WHITECOTTON, JAMES JOSEPH WHITECOTTON

SEPHRONE/SOPHRONIA/FRONA THOMPSON b 1832 NC fate unknown aft 1850 Bradley Co TN

MARTHA ANN THOMPSON b Jan 20 1836 NC m. David Highbarger; lived near Ava, Douglas Co MO. Children: CHARLES HIGHBARGER, LAURA J HIGHBARGER, LYDIA M HIGHBARGER, MARY E HIGHBARGER, JOSEPH W HIGHBARGER, DAVID M HIGHBARGER

JOSIAH BLAIR THOMPSON b 1838 TN m Margaret Hughes, Tabitha Marler; lived Carroll Co AR, Christian Co MO. Children: MARY ANN THOMPSON SLAPE, LEVI DUNLAP THOMPSON, ELLEN THOMPSON JACKSON, JOSEPH BLAIR THOMPSON, JOHN LESLEY THOMPSON, MARTHA JOSEPHINE THOMPSON, NANCY ETTA THOMPSON, PRISCILLA THOMPSON, BESSIE THOMPSON, JOHN L THOMPSON.

LOUISA THOMPSON b 1839 TN m. Charles Hughes; lived Carroll Co AR, Christian Co MO. Children: JOSEPH ALEVIS HUGHES, JAMES "HOUSTON" HUGHES

EMELINE THOMPSON b 1843 Bradley Co TN fate unknown aft 1850 Bradley Co TN

ALEXANDER THOMPSON b 1845 Bradley Co TN fate unknown after 1860 Carroll Co AR

ABRA /ABRAZINNA THOMPSON b 1846 Bradley CoTN fate unknown aft 1850 Bradley Co TN



IF YOU ARE RELATED TO ANY OF THESE INDIVIDUALS AND WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND THE FAMILY REUNION, PLEASE CONTACT ME FOR DETAILS.

BETTY TARTAS