William Lafayette Thompson

William Lafayette Thompson

Male 1827 - 1912  (85 years)

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  • Name William Lafayette Thompson  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
    Born 2 Apr 1827  Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
    Gender Male 
    Find-A-Grave 93728725 
    Name William Laffayette (or Laffeete) Thompson  [10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
    Occupation Farmer 
    Reference Number 14129 
    Residence Cairo, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1850  Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence 1850  Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Residence 1850  Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 23 
    Residence 1860  Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age in 1860: 33 
    _MILT 1 Jul 1863  Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Civil War Draft Registration 
    William L Thompson 1863-1865 Draft
    William L Thompson 1863-1865 Draft
    Residence 1870  Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age in 1870: 42 
    Residence 1880  Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence 1880  Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Residence 1880  Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 52; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Father 
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    Residence 1900  Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence 1900  Roanoke, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Residence 1900  Roanoke, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Age: 73; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head 
    William L Thompson 1900 Silver Creek, Randolph, MO
    William L Thompson 1900 Silver Creek, Randolph, MO
    Residence 1910  Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence 1910  Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Residence 1910  Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age in 1910: 83; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head 
    William L Thompson 1910 Silver Creek, Randolph, MO
    William L Thompson 1910 Silver Creek, Randolph, MO
    Died 27 Jun 1912  Roanoke, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10, 11
    Buried 28 Jun 1912  Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Roanoke Cemetery
    Person ID I14129  Thompson-Milligan
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2018 

    Father William J Thompson,   b. Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1832, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F1073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Nancy Elizabeth Johnston,   b. 26 Dec 1827, Boone, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1882, Roanoke, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 28 Jun 1849  Howard, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Children 
     1. James Mosby Thompson,   b. 1 May 1855, Roanoke, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1931, Lamar, Barton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     2. Martha Ann Thompson,   b. 2 Nov 1858, Roanoke, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1926, Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
     3. Mary Elizabeth Thompson,   b. 24 Apr 1863, Roanoke, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1952, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  [natural]
     4. Robert Thompson,   b. Between 1850 and 1852, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1850 and 1852, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  [natural]
     5. William David Thompson,   b. 28 Feb 1852, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1927, Marceline, Linn, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F890  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ada E Mott,   b. May 1875, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1928, Roanoke, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 23 May 1894  Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10, 11, 16
    Divorced Oct 1911 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Louisa Thompson,   b. 6 Jan 1901, Roanoke, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1964, Jackson, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [unknown]  [natural]
     2. Morgan Edwin Thompson,   b. 21 Dec 1911, Roanoke, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1992, Hillsborough, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [unknown]  [natural]
     3. William Joseph Thompson,   b. 19 Apr 1895, Roanoke, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1973, Scammon, Cherokee, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [unknown]  [natural]
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F997  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Georgeann Padgett,   b. Abt 1868,   d. 5 Jul 1893, Keytesville, Chariton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Married 9 Apr 1885  Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Children 
     1. Charles William Thompson,   b. 14 Mar 1886, Salisbury, Chariton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1968, Hamilton, Caldwell, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [unknown]  [natural]
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F2106  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Apr 1827 - Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Cairo, Randolph, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Jun 1849 - Howard, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 23 - 1850 - Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age in 1860: 33 - 1860 - Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps_MILT - Civil War Draft Registration - 1 Jul 1863 - Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age in 1870: 42 - 1870 - Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 52; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Father - 1880 - Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Apr 1885 - Randolph, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 May 1894 - Randolph, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - Roanoke, Randolph, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 73; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head - 1900 - Roanoke, Randolph, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1910 - Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1910 - Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age in 1910: 83; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head - 1910 - Silver Creek, Randolph, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Jun 1912 - Roanoke, Randolph, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 28 Jun 1912 - Randolph, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William Lafayette Thompson Headstone
    William Lafayette Thompson Headstone
    William L Thompson 1912
    William L Thompson 1912
    William L Thompson
    William L Thompson

  • Notes 
    • William Laffayette (or Laffeete) Thompson was born April 2, 1827 in Virginia. On 28 June 1849 he married Nancy Elizabeth Johnston, daughter of Robert C. Johnston and Mary Ann Prewitt. Nancy was born May 1828 near Columbia, Boone County, Missouri.

      Nancy passed away on August 26, 1882 and is buried in Roanoke Cemetery, Roanoke, Missouri.

      William remarried after the death of Nancy to Georgeann Padgett on 9 April 1885. William was 58 and Georgeann was under 18 (according to the marriage license). They had a son, Charles (Charlie) Thompson. William and Georgeann divorced and she remarried.

      William then remarried a third time to Ada Mott. They were married 23 May 1894. William was 67 and she was 19. They had three children: William Joseph (Joe), Margaret Louisa and Morgan. William and Ada divorced in October 1911. She died in 1928 and is buried in Roanoke Cemetery at Roanoke, Missouri.

      From history handed down, William L Thompson owned land near Roanoke, Missouri in Randolph County and was considered financially well-to-do. He died 27 June 1912 at 9:30 am of sunstroke. He is also buried in Roanoke Cemetery.

      Will of William L. Thompson

      I, William L. Thompson, of Roanoke, Missouri, being of sound mind and disposing memory, over the age of twenty one year’s do make, publish and declare this to be my last will, hereby expressly revoking all former Wills by me at any time made.

      1st, I will and direct that my body be buried in the cemetery at Roanoke, Missouri, but leave all the details to those who survive me.

      2nd, I will and direct that all my just debts including funeral expenses of last sickness, be paid by my executor, hereinafter named, as soon as the same may be conveniently done after my decease.

      3rd, In consideration of the kindness, care and attention bestowed upon me by my daughter, Martha A. Powell since the first of October 1910, I will and direct that she be paid a reasonable compensation for such service, provided she shall make any charge therefore, unless I shall settle with her before my decease and take a receipt from her for such services.

      4th, To my son, Joe Thompson, I give and bequeath the sum of One Dollar.

      5th, To my daughter, Louisa Thompson, I give and bequeath the sum of One Hundred Dollars.

      6th, All the rest and residue of my property left after the payment of my debts and the bequests above named, I give, devise and bequeath to my children, William David Thompson, James Mosby Thompson, Martha Ann Powell, Mary Elizabeth Powell and Charles Thompson, in equal portions, share and share alike, in fee simple forever.

      7th, I hereby nominate and appoint my friend James L. Hawkinson, who has stood by me like a son in the past helping me to transact my business, sole executor of this will, and give him full power and authority to sell any and all property, personal and real that my come into his hands as such executor, and to make deeds for the same to the end that my estate may be divided and settled with as little expense as possible, without having to obtain any orders of court for that purpose.

      Given under my hand this 2nd day of November 1911.
      Wm. L. Thompson
      Signed and declared by the above name testator, in our presence to be his last will and we, at his request and in his presence have hereto attached our names as witnesses, on the date first above written.
      W. J. Luck
      E. J. Sutter
      Laura B. Johnson

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      William Lafayette Thompson

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      William R Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"

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      Birth date: May 1871 Birth place: Missouri Marriage date: 1894 Marriage place: Residence date: 1900 Residence place: Roanoke Village, Randolph, Missouri