James Alexander Thompson

  • Born January 10, 1842 in Augusta County, Virginia.
  • Married EMILY A. GRIM on December 12, 1871 in Fayette County, Ohio.
  • Died March 17, 1921 in Paulding County, Ohio.
  • Both James and Emily are buried in Live Oak Cemetery, Paulding, Paulding County, Ohio.

CHILDREN

  1. CHARLES WILLIAM THOMPSON, born January 1,1874 in Union Township, Fayette County, Ohio; died November 22, 1928 in Veterans Hospital, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Married DAISY RANDLE on February 21, 1917 in Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio. Daisy was born July 18, 1883 in Mark Township, Defiance County Ohio; and died October 19, 1952.


  2. NORA BELLE THOMPSON, born April 18, 1875 in Bloomingburg, Fayette County, Ohio; died January 18, 1919 in Bluffton, Wells County, Indiana. Buried in Live Oak Cemetery, Paulding, Paulding County, Ohio. She never married

  3. LOREN J. THOMPSON, born July 17, 1876 in Paint Township, Fayette County, Ohio; died October 18, 1943 in Paulding, Paulding County, Ohio. Married MINNIE D. KEMLER on July 12, 1902 in Paulding County, Ohio.

  4. BERTHA THOMPSON, born in August, 1878; died November 27, 1951. Married DAVID EDGAR HESHER on February 23, 1902. She is buried in Elm Grove Cemetery, Harrison Township, Indiana.


  5. EDGAR THOMPSON, born March 27, 1880 in Jefferson Township, Fayette County, Ohio. Married ETHEL GREEN on October 16, 1906 in Paulding County, Ohio. Ethel was born December 1, 1884 in Carlisle, Ohio.


  6. FRED THOMPSON, born in September, 1882 in Fayette County, Ohio.

  7. IDA MARY THOMPSON, born September 18, 1884 in Paulding Township, Paulding County, Ohio; died March 9, 1960 in Marion, Marion County, Ohio. Married OTTO BLAGG ZUSPAN on January 4, 1903 in Paulding, Paulding County, Ohio.

  8. Boy THOMPSON, born March 27, 1888 in Jefferson Township, Fayette County, Ohio.

  9. EARL ALEXANDER THOMPSON, born April 19, 1889 in Paulding, Paulding County, Ohio; died August 26, 1959 in Lima, Allen County, Ohio. Married MAUDE P. WATKINS.

SOURCES:

Fayette County Birth Records
• Paulding County Records
1900 Paulding County, Ohio Census
1910 Paulding County, Ohio Census