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Thompson, John & Bennett

as submitted by Brett F. Woods

John and Bennett Thompson who are enumerated on the 1850 Pigeon Township, Warrick County, IN Census. It appears that John and Bennett are brothers and moved from Kentucky to Indiana around 1830. They both indicate that their parents were also born in Kentucky. Their respective families are listed as follows:

JOHN THOMPSON was born 1806 in Kentucky. He married ELIZA UNK. She was born 1808 in Kentucky. John Thompson and wife Eliza are first found enumerated on page 181 of the 1850 (Pigeon Township) Warrick County, Indiana, Census. John is a farmer and indicates he owns property worth $160. The known children of JOHN THOMPSON and ELIZA are:

i. MATILDA A. THOMPSON, b. 1852, Warrick County, Indiana
ii. HARRISON THOMPSON, b. 1832, Warrick County, Indiana.
iii. EDITH ADA THOMPSON, b. 1842, Warrick County, Indiana.
iv. JAMES THOMPSON, b. 1835, Warrick County, Indiana.
v. JULIA A. THOMPSON, b. 1843, Warrick County, Indiana.
vi. EZEKIEL THOMPSON, b. 1846, Warrick County, Indiana.

BENNETT THOMPSON was born 1805 in Kentucky. He married ELIZABETH GREENWAY March 10, 1831 in Warrick County, Indiana, daughter of JOHN GREENAWAY and UNKNOWN. She was born 1814 in Kentucky. BENNETT THOMPSON is enumerated on page 184 of the of the 1850 (Pigeon Township) Warrick County, Indiana, Census. The known children of BENNETT THOMPSON and ELIZABETH GREENWAY are:

i. SARAH J. THOMPSON, b. 1832, Warrick County, Indiana.
ii. MILLA THOMPSON, b. 1835, Warrick County, Indiana.
iii. OLIVE THOMPSON, b. 1838, Warrick County, Indiana.
iv. MARTHA THOMPSON, b. 1840, Warrick County, Indiana.
v. ELIZABETH THOMPSON, b. 1844, Warrick County, Indiana.
vi. WILLIAM B. THOMPSON, b. 1845, Warrick County, Indiana.
vii. MARIAH THOMPSON, b. 1847, Warrick County, Indiana.
viii. MARY THOMPSON, b. 1849, Warrick County, Indiana.



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