William Turner Thompson

M, #1591
FatherJames Lawrence Thompson1 b. 22 Sep 1801, d. 28 Sep 1876
MotherCatherine Gearhart1 b. 2 Jan 1802, d. 28 Jan 1850
Last Edited15 Aug 2017
     William Turner Thompson married Mary Gearhart, daughter of Jacob S. Gearhart and Mary Flegal, in 1859.

Family

Mary Gearhart b. bt 12 Mar 1827 - 1828, d. 10 Dec 1908
Children

Citations

  1. [S4278] May Thompson Williamson, Our William Thompson of Ireland and Pennsylvania and Some Descendants (Youngstown, OH: the Author, 1941), p. 81. Hereinafter cited as Williamson [1941] Our William Thompson.

James Criswell Thompson

M, #1592
FatherJames Lawrence Thompson1 b. 22 Sep 1801, d. 28 Sep 1876
MotherCatherine Gearhart1 b. 2 Jan 1802, d. 28 Jan 1850
Last Edited15 Aug 2017

Citations

  1. [S4278] May Thompson Williamson, Our William Thompson of Ireland and Pennsylvania and Some Descendants (Youngstown, OH: the Author, 1941), p. 81. Hereinafter cited as Williamson [1941] Our William Thompson.

Francis Asbury Gearhart

M, #1593, b. 4 June 1837
FatherJacob S. Gearhart1 b. 27 Jan 1788, d. 9 Feb 1866
MotherMary Flegal1 b. 7 Mar 1792, d. 1885
Last Edited5 Feb 2019
     Francis Asbury Gearhart was born on 4 June 1837 at Pennsylvania, USA. He was christened on 5 October 1838.
     ; CEN: 1860 DECATUR, CLEARFIELD,PA PG 163 FARM HAND - LIVES W/ FATHER, CAN READ & WRITE.

Citations

  1. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 05 February 2019), memorial page for Jacob S. Gearhart (27 Jan 1788–9 Feb 1866), Find A Grave Memorial no. 143834897, ; Maintained by jmvernal (contributor 47050384) Unknown, who reports a need location of body at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/143834897/jacob-s_-gearhart. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.

Ellen B. Thompson

F, #1594
FatherJames Lawrence Thompson1 b. 22 Sep 1801, d. 28 Sep 1876
MotherCatherine Gearhart1 b. 2 Jan 1802, d. 28 Jan 1850
Last Edited15 Aug 2017

Citations

  1. [S4278] May Thompson Williamson, Our William Thompson of Ireland and Pennsylvania and Some Descendants (Youngstown, OH: the Author, 1941), p. 81. Hereinafter cited as Williamson [1941] Our William Thompson.

Ann Eliza Thompson

F, #1595, b. 14 July 1836, d. 4 January 1837
FatherJames Lawrence Thompson1 b. 22 Sep 1801, d. 28 Sep 1876
MotherCatherine Gearhart1 b. 2 Jan 1802, d. 28 Jan 1850
Last Edited15 Aug 2017
     Ann Eliza Thompson was born on 14 July 1836.
Ann Eliza Thompson died on 4 January 1837.

Citations

  1. [S4278] May Thompson Williamson, Our William Thompson of Ireland and Pennsylvania and Some Descendants (Youngstown, OH: the Author, 1941), p. 81. Hereinafter cited as Williamson [1941] Our William Thompson.

Peter Nelson Thompson

M, #1596
FatherJames Lawrence Thompson1 b. 22 Sep 1801, d. 28 Sep 1876
MotherCatherine Gearhart1 b. 2 Jan 1802, d. 28 Jan 1850
Last Edited15 Aug 2017

Citations

  1. [S4278] May Thompson Williamson, Our William Thompson of Ireland and Pennsylvania and Some Descendants (Youngstown, OH: the Author, 1941), p. 81. Hereinafter cited as Williamson [1941] Our William Thompson.

Catherine Elizabeth Thompson

F, #1597
FatherJames Lawrence Thompson1 b. 22 Sep 1801, d. 28 Sep 1876
MotherCatherine Gearhart1 b. 2 Jan 1802, d. 28 Jan 1850
Last Edited15 Aug 2017

Citations

  1. [S4278] May Thompson Williamson, Our William Thompson of Ireland and Pennsylvania and Some Descendants (Youngstown, OH: the Author, 1941), p. 81. Hereinafter cited as Williamson [1941] Our William Thompson.

Wesley Cooper Thompson

M, #1598
FatherJames Lawrence Thompson1 b. 22 Sep 1801, d. 28 Sep 1876
MotherCatherine Gearhart1 b. 2 Jan 1802, d. 28 Jan 1850
Last Edited15 Aug 2017

Citations

  1. [S4278] May Thompson Williamson, Our William Thompson of Ireland and Pennsylvania and Some Descendants (Youngstown, OH: the Author, 1941), p. 81. Hereinafter cited as Williamson [1941] Our William Thompson.

Nercissa Lomon Thompson

F, #1599
FatherJames Lawrence Thompson1 b. 22 Sep 1801, d. 28 Sep 1876
MotherCatherine Gearhart1 b. 2 Jan 1802, d. 28 Jan 1850
Last Edited15 Aug 2017

Citations

  1. [S4278] May Thompson Williamson, Our William Thompson of Ireland and Pennsylvania and Some Descendants (Youngstown, OH: the Author, 1941), p. 81. Hereinafter cited as Williamson [1941] Our William Thompson.

William Thompson Jr.1

M, #1600, b. 1746, d. circa 1836
FatherWilliam Thompson Sr.1 d. c 1812
Last Edited15 Aug 2017
     William Thompson Jr. was born in 1746 at Hopewell Township, Cumberland Co. (now Franklin Co.), Pennsylvania, USA.1 He married Elizabeth Turner circa 1784.1
William Thompson Jr. died circa 1836.1
     William Thompson Jr. lived circa 1784 at Tadpole Farm, near Pine Grove Mills, Centre Co., Pennsylvania, USA; per Williamson [1941:13]: "About 1784 he moved to Centre Co., Pa. (the Huntingdon Co.), where he had acquired 180 acres of land through "Squaterr's Rights.'" This transaction is recorded at Bellefonte, PA., Book F, p. 438."1

Family

Elizabeth Turner
Children

Citations

  1. [S4278] May Thompson Williamson, Our William Thompson of Ireland and Pennsylvania and Some Descendants (Youngstown, OH: the Author, 1941), p. 13. Hereinafter cited as Williamson [1941] Our William Thompson.

Elizabeth Turner1

F, #1601
Last Edited15 Aug 2017
     Elizabeth Turner married William Thompson Jr., son of William Thompson Sr., circa 1784.1

Family

William Thompson Jr. b. 1746, d. c 1836
Children

Citations

  1. [S4278] May Thompson Williamson, Our William Thompson of Ireland and Pennsylvania and Some Descendants (Youngstown, OH: the Author, 1941), p. 13. Hereinafter cited as Williamson [1941] Our William Thompson.

Mary Thompson

F, #1602
FatherWilliam Thompson Jr. b. 1746, d. c 1836
MotherElizabeth Turner
Last Edited26 Oct 1997

Family

(?) Glenn
Child

Risdon J. Deford

M, #1604, b. 1819, d. 1889
Last Edited26 Sep 2018
     Risdon J. Deford was born in 1819 at Talbot Co., Maryland, USA.1 He married Elizabeth Hennesey before 1850;
per Find a Grave, his 2nd of 4 wives. They appear together in the 1850 census.2,3,1
Risdon J. Deford was buried in 1889 at Burial location unknown

;
from Find A Grave:
     BIRTH     1819, Talbot County, Maryland, USA
     DEATH     1889 (aged 69–70), Stoddard County, Missouri, USA
     Risden married four times - First was Eliza Jane Bannister, second was Elizabeth Hennesey, third was Nancy J. Williams and four was Mary Ann Frances Watley. Son of Risden Washington Deford and Nancy Davis. 1st LT of the 155 Pennsylvania Infantry Co. K serving in the Civil War. He was at Gettysburg.
     Family Members Children
      Ann Elizabeth Deford Weaver 1839–1912
      Martha Jane Deford Gray 1842–1926
      Rebecca Amanda Deford Halderman 1846–1922
      John James DeFord 1847–1914
      William H. Deford 1856–1927
      Risden Alexander DeFord 1858–1929
     BURIAL     Body lost or destroyed, Specifically: Burial location unknown at this time
     Created by: Emma Simmons
     Added: 12 Jun 2017
     Find A Grave Memorial 180290857.
Risdon J. Deford died in 1889 at Stoddard Co., Missouri, USA.1
     ; PG 152 MILITARY: 1st.LT., Co. K, 155 Reg't. PA Vols. OCC: 'INGINEER' MISC: Daughter Lydia's death certificate says father born in Penna.2,4

Risdon J. Deford and Elizabeth Hennesey appeared in the census of 13 June 1860 at Henderson Township, Jefferson Co., Pennsylvania, USA;
p. 152, Lines 9-20, Dwelling 252; Family 252
     9 DEFORD, Risden 40 [1820 M Engineer $50 MD
     10 " , Elizabeth 40 [1820] F PA
     11 " , Ann E 20 [1840] F PA
     12 " , Martha J 18 [1842] F PA
     13 " , Mary F 16 [1844] F PA Attended School
     14 " , Rebecca A 14 [1846] F PA Attended School
     15 " , John James 12 [1848 M PA Attended School
     16 " , Lydia E 6 [1854] F PA Attended School
     17 " , William H 5 [1855] M PA
     18 " , Risden A 2 [1858] M PA
     19 LANGSDALE, John 12 [1848] M PA
     20 " , Minerva 7 [1853] F PA.5

Family

Elizabeth Hennesey b. 1819, d. 1888
Children

Citations

  1. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 26 September 2018), memorial page for Risden Washington “R. J.” Deford, Jr (1819–1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 180290857, ; Maintained by Emma Simmons (contributor 46603013) Body lost or destroyed, who reports a Burial location unknown at this time at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/180290857. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  2. [S25] 1860 Federal Census, 1860 Census PA Jefferson Co Henderson Twp, Waltham, Ma, Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Henderson, Jefferson, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1118; Page: 153; Image: 159; Family History Library Film: 805118.
  3. [S23] 1850 Federal Census, 1850 Census PA, Armstrong Co., Copy in possession of Bruce Gray, Armstrong Co., PA
    Born abt 1819 in Maryland JUL 1976
    Image: https://images.findagrave.com/photos/2017/162/180290857_1497307406.jpg.
  4. [S23] 1850 Federal Census, 1850 Census PA, Armstrong Co., Armstrong Co., PA
    Born abt 1819 in Maryland JUL 1976.
  5. [S25] 1860 Federal Census, 1860 Census PA Jefferson Co Henderson Twp, Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Henderson, Jefferson, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1118; Page: 153; Image: 159; Family History Library Film: 805118.
    Info: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&indiv=try&h=3815139
    Image: https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/7667/4289728_00159?pid=3815139&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db%3D1860usfedcenancestry%26indiv%3Dtry%26h%3D3815139&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&usePUBJs=true

Archibald Glenn

M, #1605
Father(?) Glenn
MotherMary Thompson
Last Edited26 Oct 1997
     ; Person Source.1

Citations

  1. [S4278] May Thompson Williamson, Our William Thompson of Ireland and Pennsylvania and Some Descendants (Youngstown, OH: the Author, 1941), pg 81. Hereinafter cited as Williamson [1941] Our William Thompson.

Adam Ramberger

M, #1606, b. circa 1744, d. 1800
FatherBartholemeus Ramberger
Last Edited28 Sep 2001
     Adam Ramberger was born circa 1744 at Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA. He married Esther Cray, daughter of Peter Krey and Margaret (?), on 4 July 1765 at Parsonage, Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, New Holland, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA.
Adam Ramberger died in 1800 at Annville, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, USA; now Lebanon Co.1
     ; Person Source.2

; MISC: letter from N. Stover, P.O.#73, Boalsburg, PA.

; MISC: letter from N. Glover, P.O.# 73, Boalsburg, PA.

Family

Esther Cray b. b 1744, d. c 1805
Children

Citations

  1. [S770] Judy Walburn, "Walburn email 2 Aug 01," e-mail message from e-mail address (unknown address) to Greg Vaut, 2 Aug 2001. Hereinafter cited as "Walburn email 2 Aug 01."
  2. [S18] Unknown subject, Ramberger, Adam, son of Bartholemeus, and Cray, Ester, dau......, Parish Records of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, New Holland, Lancaster, PA: Vol. 1 1730-1813, New Holland, Lancaster, PA, Copy in possession of: Bruce Gray, 365 W. Alta View Dr., Midvale, Utah, USA. Hereinafter cited as Trinity Evang Lutheran Church Records.

Addie A. Richards

F, #1607
Last Edited3 Apr 1999
     Addie A. Richards died at Eldorado, Kansas, USA.1 She married Jared Mills Thompson, son of George Washington Thompson and Mary Gray, on 19 January 1893 at Pennsylvania, USA.
     Her married name was Thompson.

Family

Jared Mills Thompson b. 13 Nov 1851, d. 28 Nov 1938
Children

Citations

  1. [S4278] May Thompson Williamson, Our William Thompson of Ireland and Pennsylvania and Some Descendants (Youngstown, OH: the Author, 1941), pg 84. Hereinafter cited as Williamson [1941] Our William Thompson.

Mary Jane Dilts

F, #1608, b. 4 July 1851, d. 23 November 1931
FatherPeter Dilts
MotherMary Ewing
Last Edited3 Apr 1999
     Mary Jane Dilts was born on 4 July 1851. She married John Gray Thompson, son of George Washington Thompson and Mary Gray, on 11 February 1875 at Pennsylvania, USA.
Mary Jane Dilts died on 23 November 1931 at San Bernardino, San Bernardino Co., California, USA, at age 80.1
     Her married name was Thompson.

Citations

  1. [S4278] May Thompson Williamson, Our William Thompson of Ireland and Pennsylvania and Some Descendants (Youngstown, OH: the Author, 1941), pg 84. Hereinafter cited as Williamson [1941] Our William Thompson.

Charles Layman Thompson

M, #1609
FatherJohn Gray Thompson b. 1 Jun 1853, d. 12 Feb 1928
MotherMary Jane Dilts b. 4 Jul 1851, d. 23 Nov 1931
Last Edited3 Apr 1999

John Bert Thompson

M, #1610
FatherJohn Gray Thompson b. 1 Jun 1853, d. 12 Feb 1928
MotherMary Jane Dilts b. 4 Jul 1851, d. 23 Nov 1931
Last Edited3 Apr 1999

Bond Gray Thompson

M, #1611
FatherJohn Gray Thompson b. 1 Jun 1853, d. 12 Feb 1928
MotherMary Jane Dilts b. 4 Jul 1851, d. 23 Nov 1931
Last Edited3 Apr 1999

Anna Luelle Thompson

F, #1612
FatherJohn Gray Thompson b. 1 Jun 1853, d. 12 Feb 1928
MotherMary Jane Dilts b. 4 Jul 1851, d. 23 Nov 1931
Last Edited3 Apr 1999

Eva Ruth Thompson

F, #1613
FatherJohn Gray Thompson b. 1 Jun 1853, d. 12 Feb 1928
MotherMary Jane Dilts b. 4 Jul 1851, d. 23 Nov 1931
Last Edited3 Apr 1999

James Curtin Thompson

M, #1614
FatherJohn Gray Thompson b. 1 Jun 1853, d. 12 Feb 1928
MotherMary Jane Dilts b. 4 Jul 1851, d. 23 Nov 1931
Last Edited3 Apr 1999

Elizabeth Hennesey

F, #1615, b. 1819, d. 1888
Last Edited26 Sep 2018
     Elizabeth Hennesey was born in 1819 at Maryland, USA;
per Find a Grave, she was born in Allegheny Co., PA, but both the 1850 and 1860 censuses show her as born in MD.1,2,3 She married Risdon J. Deford before 1850;
per Find a Grave, his 2nd of 4 wives. They appear together in the 1850 census.4,3,5
Elizabeth Hennesey was buried in 1888 at Union Cemetery, Steubenville, Jefferson Co., Ohio, USA,

;
from Find A Grave:
     BIRTH     1819, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
     DEATH     1888 (aged 68–69), Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio, USA
     Family Members Children
      Ann Elizabeth Deford Weaver 1839–1912
      Martha Jane Deford Gray 1842–1926
      Mary Frances DeFord Smith 1844–1923
      Rebecca Amanda Deford Halderman 1846–1922
      John James DeFord 1847–1914
      William H. Deford 1856–1927
      Risden Alexander DeFord 1858–1929
     BURIAL     Union Cemetery, Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio, USA
     Created by: hermann341
     Added: 29 Aug 2011
     Find A Grave Memorial 75678457.1
Elizabeth Hennesey died in 1888 at Steubenville, Jefferson Co., Ohio, USA.1
     Elizabeth Hennesey and Risdon J. Deford appeared in the census of 13 June 1860 at Henderson Township, Jefferson Co., Pennsylvania, USA;
p. 152, Lines 9-20, Dwelling 252; Family 252
     9 DEFORD, Risden 40 [1820 M Engineer $50 MD
     10 " , Elizabeth 40 [1820] F PA
     11 " , Ann E 20 [1840] F PA
     12 " , Martha J 18 [1842] F PA
     13 " , Mary F 16 [1844] F PA Attended School
     14 " , Rebecca A 14 [1846] F PA Attended School
     15 " , John James 12 [1848 M PA Attended School
     16 " , Lydia E 6 [1854] F PA Attended School
     17 " , William H 5 [1855] M PA
     18 " , Risden A 2 [1858] M PA
     19 LANGSDALE, John 12 [1848] M PA
     20 " , Minerva 7 [1853] F PA.2

Family

Risdon J. Deford b. 1819, d. 1889
Children

Citations

  1. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 26 September 2018), memorial page for Elizabeth Hennessy Deford (1819–1888), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75678457, citing Union Cemetery, Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by hermann341 (contributor 47488345) at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/75678457. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  2. [S25] 1860 Federal Census, 1860 Census PA Jefferson Co Henderson Twp, Waltham, Ma, Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Henderson, Jefferson, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1118; Page: 153; Image: 159; Family History Library Film: 805118.
    Info: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&indiv=try&h=3815139
    Image: https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/7667/4289728_00159?pid=3815139&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db%3D1860usfedcenancestry%26indiv%3Dtry%26h%3D3815139&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&usePUBJs=true
  3. [S23] 1850 Federal Census, 1850 Census PA, Armstrong Co., Copy in possession of Bruce Gray, Armstrong Co., PA
    Born abt 1819 in Maryland JUL 1976
    Image: https://images.findagrave.com/photos/2017/162/180290857_1497307406.jpg.
  4. [S25] 1860 Federal Census, 1860 Census PA Jefferson Co Henderson Twp, Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Henderson, Jefferson, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1118; Page: 153; Image: 159; Family History Library Film: 805118.
  5. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 26 September 2018), memorial page for Risden Washington “R. J.” Deford, Jr (1819–1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 180290857, ; Maintained by Emma Simmons (contributor 46603013) Body lost or destroyed, who reports a Burial location unknown at this time at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/180290857

Elizabeth Thompson

F, #1616, b. 4 April 1897
FatherJared Mills Thompson b. 13 Nov 1851, d. 28 Nov 1938
MotherAddie A. Richards
Last Edited3 Apr 1999
     Elizabeth Thompson died at Eldorado, Kansas, USA. She was born on 4 April 1897.
     ; Person Source.1

Citations

  1. [S4278] May Thompson Williamson, Our William Thompson of Ireland and Pennsylvania and Some Descendants (Youngstown, OH: the Author, 1941), pg 84. Hereinafter cited as Williamson [1941] Our William Thompson.

John Gray Thompson

M, #1617
FatherJared Mills Thompson b. 13 Nov 1851, d. 28 Nov 1938
MotherAddie A. Richards
Last Edited3 Apr 1999

Peter Dilts

M, #1618
Last Edited26 Oct 1997
     ; Person Source.1

Family

Mary Ewing
Child

Citations

  1. [S4278] May Thompson Williamson, Our William Thompson of Ireland and Pennsylvania and Some Descendants (Youngstown, OH: the Author, 1941), pg 84
    of Georgeville, PA. Hereinafter cited as Williamson [1941] Our William Thompson.

Mary Ewing

F, #1619
Last Edited26 Oct 1997
     ; Person Source.1

Family

Peter Dilts
Child

Citations

  1. [S4278] May Thompson Williamson, Our William Thompson of Ireland and Pennsylvania and Some Descendants (Youngstown, OH: the Author, 1941), pg 84
    of Georgeville, PA. Hereinafter cited as Williamson [1941] Our William Thompson.

Katherine Gearhart

F, #1620, b. February 1821, d. 11 January 1897
FatherIsaac Elias Gearhart b. 1797, d. 13 Apr 1860
MotherMary Magdalena Reem b. 1799, d. 1858
Last Edited5 Feb 2019
     Katherine Gearhart was born in February 1821. She married Rev. John Gearhart Thompson, son of James Lawrence Thompson and Catherine Gearhart, on 20 March 1843.
Katherine Gearhart died on 11 January 1897 at age 75.
     ; Person Source.1 Her married name was Thompson.

Family

Rev. John Gearhart Thompson b. 31 Aug 1823, d. 21 Aug 1905

Citations

  1. [S4278] May Thompson Williamson, Our William Thompson of Ireland and Pennsylvania and Some Descendants (Youngstown, OH: the Author, 1941), pg 90. Hereinafter cited as Williamson [1941] Our William Thompson.