Louise's Ancestors

DESCENDANTS OF JOHN THOMPSON

  
Thompson Generation 1

  ??THOMPSON (Born 1782 and died 1820)
+??McTavish (Born 1784-??)

  • John Thompson (5/3/1808-2/18/1891)

  • Jonathan Thompson (Born 1806)


  • Thompson Generation 2

    JOHN THOMPSON  (THOMPSON1) (5/3/1808-2/18/1891)
    +Nancy Holter

    +Rachel McCloskey (daughter of David McCloskey and Rebecca Lingle) (10/5/1814-11/26/1859)

     

     

  • Joseph Thompson (8/15/1833-11/12/1897)
  • Mary Jane Thompson (7/8/1835-6/4/1908)
    +Abraham Holter (7/10/1829-1/5/1895)
  • John David Thompson (11/2/1837-10/26/1908)
  • Margaret Ann Thompson (12/5/1839-6/3/1916)
    +William H. Neff (1/19/1832-12/15/1913)
  • Rebecca Thompson (2/5/1842-3/22/1912)
  • Nathan Thompson (8/17/1845-3/22/1862) (Died from a forced march during Civil War)
  • Henry A. Thompson (2/13/1848-4/28/1928)
  • Andrew Thompson (1/19/1850-11/10/1873)

  • Thompson Generation 3

    JOSEPH THOMPSON (JOHN2, THOMPSON1) (8/15/1833-11/12/1897)
    +Catherine Packer (11/2/1833-112/11/1866)

     

     

  • Alfred Thompson
  • Rachael Thompson
  • Minnie Thompson 

  • +Henrietta "Hettie" Esther Gardner (1835-1941)

  • Nancy Thompson (1869-1939)
    +William Ostrander
  • Julia Thompson (1873-1960)
    +John "Jack" Watson
  • Nora Bell Thompson (1877-1945)
    +Hillary Casher

  • Eliza "Lida" May Thompson (1875-1940)

  • JOHN DAVID THOMPSON (JOHN2, THOMPSON1) (11/2/1837-10/26/1908) 
     +Mary Jane Oyler (daughter of Daniel Oyler and Maria Failor) (10/21/1837-6/13/1896)

  • John Andrew Thompson (6/23/1866-9/23/1923)
  • Rachel Priscilla Thompson (1/23/1868-3/22/1946)
  • Daniel Parker Thompson (3/16/1869-6/13/1934)
  • William Henry Thompson (6/12/1871-3/7/1966)
  • Ella Minerva Thompson (9/2/1872-1878)
  • Cora May Thompson (9/24/1875-1/18/1969)
  • David Hensyl Thompson (7/2/1879-3/30/1957)
  • JOHN DAVID THOMPSON'S CIVIL WAR INFORMATION


    October 19, 1861

    Mustered in at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, PA.  Assigned to C.D. Jameson’s Brigade, Heintzelman’s Division, Army of the Potomac—45th Regiment, Company D 

    October 19-23

    Taken by rail to Washington and encamped a mile and half from the Capitol, on the Bladensburg Road. 

    November 3          

    Detailed to preserve the peace at an election in Prince Frederick, Maryland. 

    November 7

    Returned to camp, and subjected to constant drill. 

    November 19-21           

    Took transportation to Baltimore.  Marched through the city, and embarked on the steamer Pocahontas for Fortress Monroe.  On the 21st moved to Camp Hamilton, three miles from Fort.  Until December 6, they were thoroughly disciplined in company and battalion drill.  They then returned to Fortress Monroe and embarked for Port Royal, South Carolina. 

    December 7

    Arrived at Hilton Head.  In arriving grounded on Gaskin Bank, near the south channel.  They had to fire a distress call, and a gunboat came to their assistance and succeeded in getting them off the bar.   

    December 6-8

    Sent to Bay Point.  They took possession of Fort Walker, relieving the 79th New York. 

     

    April 1862             

    Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Department of the South 

    May 21-June 28

    Operations in James Island, SC

     

    June 10

    Action on James Island

     

    June 16

    Battle of Seccessionville

     

    June 28–July 1

    Moved to Hilton Head Island.  Pay was $26 for 2 months.  Of this amount, he sent $25 home to his parents.

     

    July

    Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division IXth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac

     

    July 18-21

    Moved to Newport News, VA

     

    July 28

    Contracted fever and while on a transport in transit to Alexander, VA, the vessel sank, and he getting wet contracted disease of the lungs and heart disease,

     

    August 4-5

    Encampment at Aquia Creek

     

    August 5

    Admitted to Newport News Hospital with fever.

     

    August 12

    Returned to duty

     

    September 2

    Entered Clifburne General Hospital, Washington DC, with intermittent fever.

     

    September 21

    Returned to duty.

     

    October 24

    Admitted to Branch of 1st Division General Hospital at Alexandria, VA , with intermittent fever and chronic bronchitis.

     

    November 26

    Admitted to Hammond General Hospital Point Lookout, Maryland, & then to Camp Convalescent, Alexandria, VA.

     

    January 24, 1863

    Medically discharged with ascites and disease of the heart

     

    In his government records, there are several letters written over the years detailing his disabilities and substantiating his inability to work.  In one such letter from Cornelius Leach, “John David is unable to even go to his barn frequently for weeks at a time; his condition is such that he is unable at any time to do manual labor.”

    He received disability payments until his death.  His last monthly pension payment was on October 4, 1908, for $30.

     His brother Nathan was also in the same unit.  He died May 22, 1862.

    John returned to Pennsylvania after his war experience via Carlisle.  There he met his future wife--Mary Jane Oyler (10/21/1837-6/13/1896).  

     John and Mary Jane lived in Liberty Township, Howard RD.

    REBECCA THOMPSON (JOHN2, THOMPSON1) (2/5/1842-3/22/1912)
    +John M. Sayers (son of William Sayers and Elizabeth Grier)(11/16/1816-8/15/1890)

  • John D. Sayers (10/10/1864-3/18/1896
    +Sarah Miller (10/19/1866-8/16/1897)
  • Ida Bell Sayers (7/9/1868-10/5/1931)
    +Charles Leathers
  • HENRY A. THOMPSON (JOHN2, THOMPSON1) (2/13/1848-4/28/1928)
    +Anna Pletcher Holter (9/19/1851-9/8/1931)

  • Lott Clarence Thompson (4/18/1873-3/29/1937)
  • Minnie May Thompson (1/21/1875-12/4/1967)
    +Harry O. Pletcher
  • Harry Oscar Thompson (5/30/1871-3/29-1950)
  • Winfield Curtis Thompson (1/29/1879-4/18/1965)
    +May Dorswch (3/18/1878-2/1962)
  • Fanny Rosetta Thompson (8/28/1881-8/8/1978)
  • Ward Monroe Thompson (5/4/1883-1971)
    +Lorilla DeLong

    +Ether Strausser
  • Edith Jane Thompson (8/1/1885-6/27/1979)
  • Lyman Bliss Thompson (9/2/1887-9/28/1907)
  • George Wilson Thompson (8/1/1889-4/22/1890)
  • Guy Cameron Thompson (8/1/1889-4/22/1890)
  • Clara Kate Thompson (7/1/1893-5/25/1967)

  • Thompson Generation 4

     ALRED THOMPSON (JOSEPH3, JOHN2, THOMPSON1)

  • Clayton Thompson
  • ELIZ "LIDA" MAY THOMPSON (JOSEPH3, JOHN2, THOMPSON1) (1875-1940)
    +William B. Hall

  • Esther B. Hall
  • Clair L. Hall
  • Ira G. Hall
  • Infant Hall
  • Infant Hall
  • Bernice Hall
  • Guy Hall
  • George B. Hall
  • Harry Hall
  • Fred L. Hall
  • William H. Hall
  • Ethel M Hall 
  • JOHN ANDREW THOMPSON (JOHN DAVID3, JOHN2, THOMPSON1) (6/23/1866-9/23/1923)
    +Lilliam J. Gross (2/4/1866-10/23/1941) 

    • Clair Thompson
    • Anna Thompson
    • Margaret H. Thompson
    • Harold M. Thompson
    • Charlotte Thompson  

    RACHEL PRISCILLA THOMPSON (JOHN DAVID3, JOHN2, THOMPSON1) (1/23/1868-3/22/1946)
    +Thomas Jacob Confer (2/7/1866-9/28/1926)

     

     

  • Raymond Parker Confer
  • Myrtle Mae Confer
  • Gertrude Belle Confer
  • Russell David Confer
  • Serge C. Confer
  • Relda Prudence Confer
  • Claude Edward Confer
  • DANIEL PARKER THOMPSON (JOHN DAVID3, JOHN2, THOMPSON1) (3/16/1869-6/13/1934)
    +Frances Amelia Confer (daughter of Michael Confer and Rebecca Mann) (1/5/1871-4/15/1941)

  • Elsie Mae Thompson (2/28/1893-12/24/1977)
  • Alice Rebecca Thompson (4/16/1895-12/11/1961)
  • Roy Charles Thompson (5/5/1897-9/15/1985)
  • Paul Edward Thompson (8/10/1899-8/10/1899)
  • Clarence David Thompson (11/5/1900-12/25/1959)
    +Beatrice Ellen Kunes (1/2/1905-4/20/1978)
  • Oscar William Thompson (3/7/1903-5/4/1975)
  • Harry Michael Thompson (3/7/1903-5/4/1975)
  • Harry Michael Thompson (2/17/1905-5/28/1960)
  • Clair Malcolm Thompson (12/8/1907-12/13/1962)
  • Edna Mary Thompson (7/16/1909-7/27/1965)
  • Erma Goldie Thompson (9/9/1911-10/1/1995)
  • Beatrice Lucresia Thompson (9/30/1913-1/15/1998)
  • Hazel Evelyn Thompson (10/4/1915/5/22/1916)
  • WILLIAM HENRY THOMPSON (JOHN DAVID3, JOHN2, THOMPSON1) (6/12/1871-3/7/1966)
    +Bessie Belle Orr (9/24/1875-1932)

  • Ruth Thompson
  • Verda Thompson
  • Victor Thompson
  • Viola Rebecca Thompson
  • CORA MAY THOMPSON (JOHN DAVID3, JOHN2, THOMPSON1) (9/24/1875-1/18/1969)
    +Charles Walizer (1/16/1874-11/6/1946)

  • Hilda Jane Walizer
    +Ernest Burroughs
  • Lester Merrill Walizer
  • Lola Belle Walizer
  • Virginia Walizer
    +Francis Bohensky
  • DAVID HENSYL THOMPSON (JOHN DAVID3, JOHN2, THOMPSON1) (7/2/1879-3/30/1957)
    +Bessie Mae Leathers

  • Hazel Virginia Thompson
  • Byron Paul Thompson
  • Vera Ann Thompson (10/12/1912-2/26/1993)
  • Gerald Leathers Thompson
    +Marie Sevinsick
  • Charles Earl Thompson
  • David Merl Thompson
  • LOTT CLARENCE THOMPSON (HENRY A.3, JOHN2, THOMPSON1)(4/18/1873-3/29/1937)
    +Nancy "Nanne" K. Holder (1874-1919)

  • Annie Mae Thompson (6/6/1895-11/23/1895)
  • George Clayton Thompson (1896-1977)
  • Clarence Cameron Thompson (Born 1897)
  • Henry C. Thompson 
  • Chester Thompson (Born 5/30/1900
  • Willis Cameron Thompson (Born 12/1/1897)
  • +Julia Steels

    FANNY ROSETTA THOMPSON (HENRY A.3, JOHN2, THOMPSON1) (8/28/1881-8/8/1978)
    +James E. McCloskey (son of Jesse McCloskey and Elizabeth ??)(12/7/1874-3/12/1962)

  • Arthur McCloskey
  • Hazel McCloskey
  • Elizabeth McCloskey
  • Cora McCloskey
  • Helen McCloskey
  • Paul McCloskey
  • Dorthy McCloskey
  • Virgnia McCloskey
  • EDITH JANE THOMPSON (HENRY A.3, JOHN2, THOMPSON1) (8/1/1885-6/27/1979)
    +Alonzo E. Schenck (4/7/1880-4/9/1950)

  • Charlotte Schenck
  • Mertis R. Schenck (1906-1994)
  • Malcolm Schenck (1910-1967)
  • Henry C. Schenck
  • CLARA KATE THOMPSON (HENRY A.3, JOHN2, THOMPSON1) (7/18/1893-5/25/1967)
    +Samuel E. Poorman (2/24/1887-12/17/1981)

  • Mildred Poorman
  • Henry Poorman