Davis Kenison Thompson. Born in Clearfield, Clearfield Co., PA. He was Sergeat of Co. B, 78th Pennsylvania Volunteers for 3 years. Enlisted 12 Oct 1861 as a corporal. Was honorably discharged 4 Nov 1864. He was wounded at the battle of Stone River, Tenn., on or about Dec. 28, 1862, when he "received a gun shot wound in the left elbow, penetrating the elbow and lodging against his side."
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In 1854, married Lavinia Coleman, daughter of Rev. Elijah and Elizabeth (Weston) Coleman, who bore him two children. Lavinia died in 1859 and Thompson married for a second time 28 September 1865, to Caroline Coleman, a cousin of his deceased wife. There were no children from the second marriage. Caroline died in 1870. Thompson's third wife was Eva Junkins. They married 20 September 1874 and were the parents of three children.