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Gilbert Thompson
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Gilbert Thompson, miller, was born in Dubuque County, Iowa, Oct. 21, 1856, and was a son of Harvey and Henrietta Thompson, nee Challis, the former a native of Missouri, the latter of Baltimore, Md. Harvey Thompson died in 1858. His widow resides in Dubuque County. Gilbert was reared and educated in his native place, and in 1873 came to Clayton County. He learned the trade of a miller here, which he has followed since, and now has entire charge of the mill at Motor, Iowa. He was married in 1880 to Louisa Baumann, who was born April 28, 1860, and is a daughter of George and Mary (Meyers) Baumann, natives of Germany and early settlers of Clayton County, where they now reside. Mr. Thompson is one of Clayton County's most promising and energetic young business men.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 1079


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