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Noble Ware Thompson 1806-1897

THOMPSON, MORTON, GOODRICH, INGALLS, MCNES, MCNEES, DAVIS

Posted By: Beverly Gerdts (email)
Date: 3/5/2021 at 09:07:17

Columbus Gazette, Columbus Junction, Iowa
Thursday, October 28, 1897
Page 1

After an illness of 16 days, Noble Ware Thompson peacefully and gently passed to a higher life, aged 90 years, 10 months and 19 days. He was born November 21, 1806, in the state of Vermont and died October 9, 1897.In 1826 he engaged in mercantile business in Rochester, new York. At the age of 20 he was converted and entered the christian life, uniting with the Baptist church. June 24, 1832, he was united in marriage to Miss Lucy Morton at Fredonia, New York, with whom he lived in happy union for over 61 years. The children of this union were seven; two sons and five daughters, five of whom are living. they are Mrs. Eleanor A. Goodrich, of Clinton, Iowa; Mrs. Eliza A. Ingalls, of Portland, Oregon; Mrs. Esther A. McNes, of Centerview, Missouri; Mrs. Julia A. Davis, of Conesville, Iowa, and Morton A. Thompson, Hornbeck, Louisiana.

In 1834 Mr. Thompson moved with his family to Michigan where he engaged in the study and practice of law. In 1862 he retired from his profession and established his home in Iowa City, Iowa. After his family had entered active life for themselves he moved to Wichita, Kansas, where his wife and companion was called home to God, July 12, 1893. After this he spent the remainder of his long and active life with his youngest child, Mrs. G. W. Davis. His daughter, Mrs. McNees, was with him during his last sickness. The funeral services were held at Oakland christian church, Sunday at 3 o'clock p. m., conducted by Rev. G. Milne.


 

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