William D. Thompson born 1840 KL5L-G74
In your records you have William D. Thompson [KL5L-G74] born 3 Apr 1840; his father William Thompson [G3KV-5KV] born 1842; which would make William D. born before his father. There is a book on the internet "The History of Clermont, Ohio" which has some historical information about the Thompson family line. To view or download the book: 1. Search for the book on Google
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Pages 1,2,24,174,and 366 have information about the Thompson line. Resulting in William Thompson [G3KV-5KV] born 24 Mar 1816, William's father John Thompson G3KV-L8V born about 1780 was married to Sarah Colglazier 5 Dec 1811, John's father Rev. William Justice Thompson born 2 Nov 1767 in Maryland married three times: Lucretia Webster, Rhuhama Aldridge, and Elizabeth Odell; the Rev. William Justice Thompson's father was William Thompson born about 1720 married Miriam Justice.
proclaim the gospel as a local preacher until a short time
before his death , in 1862 , being at that time the oldest
pioneer preacher in the West, and had labored in that
sphere seventy - one years. In his last will he remembered
the church of his choice, giving it a bencfaction of $2000 .
As a debater the Rev. Thompson had few superiors, and
the protracted series of debates between him and Elder
Mathew Gardner ( sometimes called the seven years' war)
is recollected by some of the old citizens as a feast of in
tellectual and theological food . Of his eleven children
pine were sons , and four became physicians of note : Dr.
William , of Bethel ; Dr. Burke, of Cincinnati ; and Drs.
Sale and Garrett , of Fort Wayne, Ind . The latter was
also a Whig politician of prominence and a candidate for
Congress in 1818 , when he died . The other sons were
teachers and mechanics .
Page 368 :
Thompson, Benjamin and Thompson, Wm. J., No. 7088; Abraham Bowman, original proprictor.
These birth Dates for William D. Thompson 3 Apr 1842 and William Thompson 24 Mar 1816 are more in line than the dates you have for William D. Thompson [KL5L-G74] born 3 Apr 1840; his father William Thompson [G3KV-5KV] born 1842.
The above information also gives some clarification to a letter, that I have a copy of, written by my Great Grandfather William D. Thompson to his son Arthur Marsh Thompson dated 16 February 1911 discussing Arthur's ancestors. If you would like an electronic copy of the letter I would be happy to email you one. The research finding the book "The History of Clermont, Ohio" was done by Julie Miller a distant cousin of mine.
Regards, Jeffrey Thompson
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