My name is Kevin Thompson, and I've been working to trace my family tree.
When I came across your webpage re: Thompson's of Greene County, Arkansas,
( http://www.couchgenweb.com/family/thompson.htm ) I feel confident this is
somehow connected to my family. I was born in Paragould/Greene County, as
was my father, and most of his family. Here is a bit of background info:
1. // Thompson born in Tennessee, married to //, also from Tennessee
(birthplace noted from 1900 Census of their son)
2. Levi Thompson, b. May 1858, Tennessee, d. after 1900 in Greene County AR.
Levi was residing in Greene County, per the 1900 census. Levi married (1)
Mary Dixon. Mary died between 1889-1896. They had 3 children:
3. Lenzy Thompson, b. July 1885, Arkansas
Oscar-Van Thompson, b. Jan 11, 1888, Greene County. d. July 21, 1966,
Walter Thompson, b. Dec 1889, Paragould, AR
2. Levi married (2) Francis M in 1896. Francis was born Dec 1861, in AR,
and died after 1900. They had one child:
Leilin M. Thompson, b. Dec 1896
3. Oscar-Van Thompson married Bessie Edith Wright in 1906. Bessie was born
May 23, 1891 (Arkansas?) and died March 25, 1970 in Paragould. Oscar is
buried in Shiloh Church Cemetery, Greene County, AR, as is Bessie. They had
4. Chester Lee Thompson, b. Aug 1, 1908, Greene County; d. August 20, 1979,
Angus Ivory Thompson, b. March 11, 1910, Greene County; d. August 16, 1986,
Martha Agnes Thompson, b. June 15, 1912, Greene County; d. Feb 18, 1992,
Roy Francis Thompson, b. Feb 18, 1914, Greene County; d. Nov 29, 1978,
Little Rock, AR
Melvin Eugene Thompson, b. June 24, 1919, Greene County; d. April 5, 1993,
Lucille Flossie Thompson, b. June 10, 1921, Greene County
Juanita Gracie Thompson, b. May 26, 1924, Greene County
Henderson Julion Thompson, b. March 8, 1917, Greene County; d. August 20,
1989, Erin, TN
4. Henderson Thompson married Mildred Ollie Winfrey about July 1937, in
Paragould. Mildred was born June 21, 1920 in Craighead County, Monette, AR
and died Feb 16, 1991 in Bowling Green, KY. They had 4 children:
5. Darrell Julian Thompson, b. July 1938, (Arkansas?)
Freddie Eugene Thompson, b. June 1, 1940, Paragould, AR
Shirley Ann Thompson, b. Oct 8, 1941, Paragould, AR; died June 18, 1987,
Cumberland City, TN.
Bessie Yvonne "Von" Thompson, b. March 26, 1943, Marmaduke, AR.
5. Freddie E. Thompson married Janet Lois Janes in March 26, 1961 in
Paragould, AR. Janet was born Nov 25, 1943 in Paragould. They have four
6. Keith Eugene Thompson; born March 5, 1964, Texas
Brian Kevin Thompson, born March 19, 1966, Paragould, AR
Michael Gene Thompson, born January 25, 1970, Missouri
Jennifer Ruth Thompson, born July 6, 1978, Missouri.
6. I am (Brian) Kevin Thompson.
I have more details, as needed, but would like to inquire if you have any
information which might include my immediate family, or if you have other
leads which I might explore. I am very anxious to discover new information
about my family and would appreciate any help or leads you can provide me.
Please contact me via email at email@example.com or by phone at
540-548-2529 or 703-317-4617.
I sincerely appreciate your help.
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