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William Grant Thompson
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Birth: Feb. 21, 1866
Madison County
Arkansas, USA
Death: 1937


Funeral services are being held at 4:30 p.m. today for William Grant Thompson, well-known Northwest Arkansas lumberman, who died here Sunday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Earl Bird, after a lengthy illness.

Rev. John McConnell will conduct the services. Interment will be at Bluff cemetery in Springdale. Pallbearers are as follows;

Active: Warner St. John, Oren Thompson, and F.E. Lattimore, of Rogers; James Oglesby, Springdale; Floid Bird and Leonard Russum, Fayetteville;

Honorary: A.L. Leitzell, Fort Smith; M. McKimmey, Harrison; Thomas Mackie, Pittsburg, Kansas; James Hawn, Charles Renner, Dr. E.F. Ellis, all of Fayetteville; Jess Horne of Springdale; John McClendon of Tahlequah, Okla.; and a Mr. Steffins of Tulsa, Okla.

Mr. Thompson was born in Madison County February 21, 1866. His wife was Margaret Dunaway Thompson, who died three years ago. Survivors include, besides Mrs. Bird, a daughter, Mrs. H.A. Weidmeyer, Detroit, Mich.; two sons, Clinton Thompson of San Antonio, Tex., and Earl Thompson, of Spokane, Wash.; four brothers, Henry Thompson, Huntsville; Dr. J.S. Thompson, Gravette; E.S. Thompson, Springdale, and Floid Thompson, Broken Bow, Okla.; and a sister, Mrs. Will Long, Hugo, Okla.

He is also survived by two step-brothers, Waler Bollinger of Methow, Wash., and W.A. Prater. of DeQueen.

[Northwest Arkansas Times; Fayetteville, Arkansas
August 2, 1937; Page One][Thank you for the obit.]
Thank you Wilma Fields for the information:

Born Feb 21 1866, Madison Co. AR;
died Aug 1, 1937;
Married Margaret Dunaway

Thank you Cheryl McKenzie for the following information:

Grant Thompson's father was Aaron Linton Thompson, memorial # 27797537 and he was a twin to John Sherman Thompson.

Elizabeth, Aaron's wife was their step-mother. I do not know where their mother, Sarah Jane Pool Thompson is buried, although she died at St. Paul, Madison County, Arkansas. 
Family links: 
  Aaron Linton Thompson (1836 - 1913)
  Margaret Submittes Dunaway Thompson (1868 - 1934)*
  Earl Russell Thompson (1889 - 1966)*
  Ruth Thompson Bird (1891 - 1972)*
  Hazelle Thompson Stafford (1897 - 1921)*
  Clinton Jerome Thompson (1907 - 1983)*
  Milton Claiborne Thompson (1862 - 1863)*
  Henry Lafayette Thompson (1863 - 1961)*
  William Grant Thompson (1866 - 1937)
  Edwin McMasters Stanton Thompson (1867 - 1947)*
  Milton Thompson (1871 - 1872)*
  Cora Thompson Long (1873 - 1944)*
  Clara Thompson (1879 - 1879)*
*Calculated relationship
Bluff Cemetery
Washington County
Arkansas, USA
Plot: Addition:1913 #1;Section:13;Plot:10
Created by: Freda
Record added: Jun 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27297476
William Grant Thompson
Added by: Cheryl McKenzie
William Grant Thompson
Added by: Freda
William Grant Thompson
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- dm wms
 Added: Sep. 11, 2011
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal.May you find peace in the arms of Jesus.
- Freda
 Added: Jun. 9, 2008

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