John Hogue Thompson

Male29 March 1868–13 July 1930

Brief Life History of John Hogue

When John Hogue Thompson was born on 29 March 1868, in Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, United States, his father, William Courdon Thompson, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Jane Emery, was 31. He married Ann Laura McClish in 1884, in Argos, Walnut Township, Marshall, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Franklin Township, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Green Township, Marshall, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died on 13 July 1930, in Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Argos, Walnut Township, Marshall, Indiana, United States.

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John Hogue Thompson
Ann Laura McClish
Marriage: 1884
Julia Blanche Thompson
Emma Viola Thompson
Maude Thompson
Grace Leona Thompson
Ora Albert Thompson
Elmer Herbert Thompson
Reda Monoma Asher
Austin Gailand Thompson
Ruth Helen Thompson
William Coral Thompson
John Loren Thompson

Sources (42)

  • John Thompson in household of W C Thompson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John H. Thompson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John H. Thompson in entry for Leroy Green, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1884Argos, Walnut Township, Marshall, Indiana, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 2

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    1870 · Giving all the right to vote

    Age 2

    The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.


    Age 18

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name T(h)om(me) (see Thom ) + -son ‘son of Tom’. Thomson is usually the Scottish form, that with the intrusive -p- being English. Both forms are common in Ireland. The surname Thompson is also very common among African Americans.

    Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen and of its Swedish cognate Thomsson. Compare Thomson .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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