Reverend Josiah N. Thompson

Male 1849 - 1928


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  • Prefix  Reverend 
    Born  Oct 1849  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Sep 1928  Indianapolis, Marion, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  4 Sep 1928  Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family  Eliza Ann VanHook,   b. Feb 1851,   d. Jun 1926, Indianapolis, Marion, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1873  Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • Josiah N. Thompson was a clergy in the Methodist Episcopal Church. He is listed as a deacon (of the first class) in the "Minutes of the Annual Conferences of the Methodist Episcopal Church" - Kentucky Conference, held in Lexington, KY 14-19 March, 1877.
      Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=UTwSAAAAIAAJ&pg=RA1-PA18&lpg=RA1-PA18&dq=%22josiah+n+thompson%22&source=bl&ots=ozpBjc7JZn&sig=1ovf8MsJlW3wSm1sPRAv5jcxMd4&hl=en&sa=X&ei=1w9tVP3HIYuUyQS594KYCQ&ved=0CC8Q6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=%22josiah%20n%
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      In the 1879 conference, he was elected and ordained an "Elder" in the Church

      1880 United States Federal Census - Elliston, Madison, Kentucky
      (village of College Hill)
      Name Age
      Josiah Thompson 31
      Eliza Thompson 29

      Shortly after 1880 - Josiah and Elizabeth moved to Indiana, where he served as the pastor at Mt. Sinai United Methodist Church (Aurora, Dearborn Co., IN) in 1881-1882

      1900 United States Federal Census - Jefferson, Carroll, Indiana
      Name Age
      Josiah Thompson 50
      Elzy A Thompson 49

      1910 United States Federal Census - Wayne, Marion, Indiana
      Name Age
      Josiah N Thompson 60, head
      Eliza A Thompson 59, wife
      Nancy J Vanhook 78, mother-in-law

      1920 United States Federal Census - Indianapolis Ward 9, Marion, Indiana
      Street: S Ritter Ave
      Name Age
      Joesiah N Thompson 70
      Eliza A Thompson 68
      Nancy J Van Hook 88
    Last Modified  20 Apr 2015 
    Family ID  F111  Group Sheet