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1883 History of
Franklin and Cerro Gordo Counties, Iowa


Mrs. Lucina THOMPSON, one of the early settlers of Cerro Gordo county, came here in the fall of 1855 and located in Mason City. She was born in the town of Sullivan, Cheshire Co., N. H., April 10, 1807. Her parents were Dolphon and Aseneth GIBBS. She was married June 4, 1830, to Benjamin THOMPSON, also of Cheshire county, by whom she had four children, three of whom are now living - Adelbert M., Osman B. and Orrin V.

Her husband died Feb. 5, 1850. On the 9th of September, 1856, she married her second husband, Simon Van PATTER, who lived in what is now Lime Creek township. He died April 7, 1858, and in 1860 she married Stephen MILLER, who also lived in Line Creek township, on section 33, and died there Dec. 3, 1866.

The widow continued to live here until her death, which occurred Sept. 23, 1875. Mrs. THOMPSON, at the time of her death, and for several years previous, was a member of the Baptist Church.

SOURCE: History of Franklin and Cerro Gordo Counties, Iowa. p. 947. Union Publishing Co. Springfield IL. 1883.

Transcription by Susan Steveson



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