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Anna Elizabeth Thompson Colister
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Birth: Apr. 12, 1869
Michigan, USA
Death: 1952
Jonesboro
Craighead County
Arkansas, USA

Anna Colister was born 12 Apr 1869 (even tho stone reads 1870) to Wilbert O. and Mary Jane Smith Thompson, per Michigan Births and Christenings 1867-1911, as E. A. Thompson (Anna Elizabeth). She married Hiram H. Colister on 12 Mar 1891, per Michigan Marriages 1868-1925. After his death, she and her sister, Emma Adelia Clise, also widowed, moved to Jonesboro, Arkansas, where she cared for her brother Charles. Upon Anna's death, her body was carried back by train to Michigan to Laingsburg Cemetery to rest by her husband, Hiram. As told to me by Charles Thompson's grandson, Paul R. Thompson, who lived in Arkansas during these years.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Wilbert O. Thompson (1836 - 1906)
  Mary Jane Smith Thompson (1837 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  Hiram H Colister (1868 - 1939)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah R. Thompson Kennedy (1857 - 1908)*
  Adelia Emma Thompson Clise (1859 - 1948)*
  Ida M Thompson McFarren (1863 - 1938)*
  Charles L. Thompson (1863 - 1953)*
  Alvira Candis Thompson Swarthout (1866 - 1937)*
  Anna Elizabeth Thompson Colister (1869 - 1952)
  Newell Allen Thompson (1871 - 1967)*
  Jesse Emeral Thompson (1873 - 1935)*
  Isaac Morse Thompson (1874 - 1963)*
  Clifford Lawrence Thompson (1878 - 1973)*
  Nella V Thompson (1878 - 1903)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Date of death could be 1950 or 1952. The final two digits look as if they were put on by an amateur hand, not cut in sharp and clear as all the other letters and numbers on the headstone.
 
Burial:
Rose Cemetery
Bath
Clinton County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: SCRUBJAY
Originally Created by: Glenn Geirland
Record added: Nov 08, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22767597
Anna Elizabeth <i>Thompson</i> Colister
Added by: SCRUBJAY
 
Anna Elizabeth <i>Thompson</i> Colister
Added by: James M. Trendel
 
Anna Elizabeth <i>Thompson</i> Colister
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Glenn Geirland
 
 
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Dear Aunt Anna; thanks for the love you gave me and my father.
- Marguerite
 Added: May. 23, 2013
To Aunt Anna:Remembering you with love. Marguerite
- Marguerite
 Added: Mar. 6, 2013
 
 
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