Friday, June 4, 2010

Charles Thompson

Birth:      January 16, 1859
               McDonough County, Illinois

Died:       February 6, 1859
               McDonough County, Illinois



Inscription:  "Son of Wm. & L. . . . age 21d"

Charles Thompson was the infant son of William and Lorren (McClure) Thompson and the grandaughter of Greenup and Polly (McComsey) McClure. He shares a stone with his parents and several siblings.

This burial is documented by: Duane Lester's, "Rural Cemeteries of McDonough County, Illinois, Volume II, Bethel-Industry."

Other sources: "Venard-Van Antwerp . . . McClure . . . etc. Genealogy," by Daniel Lloyd Venard, 1983, Macomb, Illinois, and "Corrections & Additions for Venard-Van Antwerp Genealogy" by Daniel Lloyd Venard, 1988; federal census records, vital statistics, and marriage records from Ancestry.com, and the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index.



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