Re: Post a Genealogy Brickwall!!
- Thanks Stacey,
I did email that website I had posted before for help and this was the
====If George Thompson is buried in Centenary it is an unmarked grave and
in the Thompson plot area.
====I would have taken pics of all marked Thompson markers on that visit
as one of my main NE Iowa lines is the Thompson's out of Harford.Co.MD. I
was trying to find a connection to the NE Iowa and NE MO Thompson's for a
long time so was/am always on the lookout for Thompson material. Plus the
Thompson's were some of the very first white settlers in Pike and Ralls Co's.
So as you can see I came up with nothing.:-(
I have wondered if there might be a Library close by there that
would have a record of his death. Maybe even as a newspaper
listing.But its to far away for me to reach. Maybe if I could find
someone there (even a Library) that would offer to help me.
This means I would have to also hope that a Library close by
would have a death listing (that a volunteer took the time to make)
of people that died in the 1800's. My Library does for those years.
The death listing would say something like this:George Thompson
(after finding it listed under the T's for-or Thompson) died on month
in 18?? and is posted in this local newspaper on that date.Then
that person looking at a roll of newspaper (for that month and year)
film would go to that dates listings.The obit should list a wife (if
and all living siblings. Harrison (or Benjamin)would be a sibling and
any others would be new info.Now if I could just find one volunteer
that lived in that area to do all that for a weekend or two.What hope is
there of that?Maybe if there was a genealogy group in that area?
I will check out the link you posted maybe I could talk to someone
else who knows something there.
Posted by: "Stacey Olsen"
One way you could request information about this cemetery is to go to
and if you know that he was buried there, you can create a memorial and
request a photo.
On Mon, May 3, 2010 at 2:04 PM, <_tenmans38@..._
(mailto:tenmans38@...) > wrote:
> Ok I need some help.
> I am looking for my Great great Grandpa George Thompson.
> He was born in Kentucky in about 1820 (but I suspect it was
> 10 or 11 years earlier).His wife's name unknown was from Ohio.
> They had a son named Harrison B (Benjamin) Thompson born
> Jan 22 1835 in Kentucky.The death certificates of some of Harrison
> oldest children (including my grandpa) place them at Clarksville
> Missouri when they were born. I have seen it listed on the Mormon
> pedigree (which always has the births at least 10 to 11 years off
> but gets most of the few deaths dates right)that George Thompson
> was buried in centenary cem,Ralls Mo.
> Early Sunday morning I located that cemetery web site (I am posting
> it below) and found one of Harrison's sons and wife posted as well
> as one of his Daughter's and her husband thru photographs posted.
> I saw no listing of George Thompson but he should be there. Would
> it be possible to ask them and maybe even get birth and death dates
> of my grandpa who likely was born around 1809 or 1810?
> Please check out the link below.
> _Centernary Cem Ralls Co Missouri album | Iowaz iowaz @ swbell.net |
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