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Thompson, J. T.

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Thompson, J. T.
March 15, 2007 08:51PM
History of Daviess County, Kentucky, Inter-State Publishing Co.,
Chicago, 1883. Reprinted by McDowell Publications, Utica, KY, 1980. p.

J. T. THOMPSON was born in Washington County, Ky., Oct. 15, 1843. When
twelve years old he came to Daviess County with his father and lived on
a farm until 1862, when he enlisted in Company B, Twelfth [sic] Kentucky
Cavalry, and served three years. He was at the siege of Knoxville and
Atlanta, and with Sherman on his march to the sea. He was mustered out
at Louisville, Ky., in 1865 and returned home to the farm. He remained
with his father till 1867, when he bought a farm six miles from
Owensboro, on the camp-ground road, where he now lives. He owns fifty
acres of good land. He was married Nov. 28, 1867, to Bettie Pruette, a
native of Daviess County, born in 1852. They have three
children--Anthony B., Anna G. and Katie Ella. Mr. Thompson has been
employed the last three years as Government Storekeeper. He is a member
of the Methodist church. Politically he is a Republican. He is a
member of the G. A. R.

Thompson Sherman Pruette
Washington Louisville-Jefferson

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