THOMPSON, William
MORRIS, Nancy
THOMPSON, Edward Alfred
(1878-1954)

 

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LINDLEY, Nancy Eva

THOMPSON, Edward Alfred

  • Born: 15 Oct 1878, Orange County, North Carolina, United States 3112,3113
  • Marriage: LINDLEY, Nancy Eva about 1901 1362
  • Died: 6 Jan 1954, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States 3112
  • Buried: Moore's Chapel Cemetery, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States 3112
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census, 1900, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. Ed Thompson is 22, b Apr 1878, cotton mill worker, living in household of brother [unreadable] Thompson (28, b Jan 1872, cotton mill worker). (District 9, Thompson Twp, Alamance Co, NC, family 152)

2. Census, 29 Apr 1910, Newlin Twp, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. 1362
1) Thompson, Edd, head of household, age 27, married for 1st time for 8 years, born NC, parents born NC, runs cards at cotton mill, rents his home
2) Thompson, Eva, wife, age 25, married for 1st time for 8 years, 5 children, 4 living, born NC, parents born NC
3) Thompson, Lonnie, son, age 9, born NC, attends school
4) Thompson, Coy, son, age 5, born NC
5) Thompson, Swana, daughter, age 3, born NC
6) Thompson, Maggie, daughter, age 2, born NC.



3. Appearance in Document: WW1 Draft Registration, 12 Sep 1918, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. 3113 Name: Ed Thompson; City: Saxapahaw; County: Alamance; State: North Carolina; Birth Date: 15 Oct 1878; Doing mill work at White Williamson in Saxapahaw; Nearest relative Ava Thompson of Saxapahaw; Medium height, medium build, blue eyes, dark hair. Used a mark for signature.

4. Census, 30 Jan 1920, Morton Twp, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. 1363
1) Thompson, Edward D., head of household, rents his home on Hub Mill Road, age 40, married, born NC, parents born NC, overser at cotton mill
2) Thompson, Eva N., wife, age 38, married, born NC, parents born NC
3) Thompson, William L., son, age 18, attends school, born NC, speeder at cotton mill
4) Thompson, Coy L., son, age 15, attends school, born NC
5) Thompson, Swanie M., daughter, age 13, attends school, born NC
6) Thompson, Magie D., daughter, age 11, attends school, born NC
7) Thompson, Robert E., son, age 7, attends school, born NC.

5. Census, 9 Apr 1930, Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. 3114
1) Thompson, E. D., head of household, rents his home at 902 Morehead Street for $3, age 53, married first at age 19, born NC, parents born NC, engineer at cotton factory, not a veteran
2) Thompson, Eva, wife, age 48, married first at age 17, born NC, parents born NC
3) Thompson, Edgar, son, age 17, single, born NC, spare hand at cotton factory.

6. Census, 31 May 1940, Newlin Twp, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. 3115
1) Thompson, Edd, head of household [living alone], rents his home on Bethel Road, age 63, single, completed 4 years of high school, born NC, in 1935 lived in rural area of Alamance County, NC, worked 40 hours as farm operator, worked 52 weeks in 1939, has other income.

7. Appearance in Document: Death Certificate, 8 Feb 1954, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. Alford Edgar Thompson b 15 Oct 1878 in Orange Co, NC, s/o William Thompson and Nancy Morris, retired textile worker, resident of 513 Mitchell Street, widowed, Burlington, d 6 Jan 1954 at Alamance General Hospital, Burlington, Alamance Co, NC, informant Coy Thompson of Burlington, buried at Moore's Chapel. (found at Ancestry.com)

8. Occupation: Cotton Mill worker. 1362,1363,3114


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Edward married Nancy Eva LINDLEY, daughter of William Foushee* LINDLEY and Lucinda Jeanette* TEAGUE, about 1901.1362 (Nancy Eva LINDLEY was born on 2 Feb 1881 in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States,1356,3116 died on 10 Jun 1938 in Durham County, North Carolina, United States 3116 and was buried in Moore's Chapel Cemetery, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States 3116.). The cause of her death was Bladder Cancer, Heart Failure.




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