John Hubert Thompson

Brief Life History of John Hubert

When John Hubert Thompson was born on 15 June 1903, in Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States, his father, Josiah Saul Thompson, was 42 and his mother, Martha Susan Logsdon, was 33. He married Dora Murphy on 24 December 1931, in Rockwood, Roane, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Waynesburg, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Magisterial District 5, McCreary, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 29 September 1986, in Oneida, Scott, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Double Springs Cemetery, Waynesburg, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Hubert Thompson
1903–1986
Dora Murphy
1904–1980
Marriage: 24 December 1931
Morris Edward Thompson
1932–2001
Muriel Louise Thompson
1936–2018
Earl Lewis Thompson
1936–2005

Sources (11)

  • John H Thompson, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Hubert Thompson - Published information: Family genealogies: birth-name: John Hubert Thompson
  • John Thompson, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

World Events (8)

1904

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1904 · The Black Patch War

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.

1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

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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