|Death: ||Jul. 17, 1869|
"dau of Wm. & L." "age 16y, 4m, 5d."
She was the daughter of William and Lorren (McClure) Thompson and the grandaughter of Greenup and Polly (McComsey) McClure.
The mortality index for the census of 1870 lists her cause of death as "consumption" [commonly known today as tuberculosis.]
This burial is documented by: Duane Lester's, "Rural Cemeteries of McDonough County, Illinois, Volume II, Bethel-Industry."
The stone pictured is the Thompson family stone. This side lists the inscription for Joann (at the top half); the inscription for her baby brother, Charles, is at the bottom half.
Sources: "Venard-Van Antwerp-. . . McClure . . . etc. Genealogy," by Daniel Lloyd Venard, 1983, Macomb, Illinois, and "Corrections & Additions for Venard-Van Antwerp Genealogy" by Daniel Lloyd Venard, 1988; federal census records, vital statistics, and marriage records from Ancestry.com, and the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index.
William Thompson (1823 - 1873)
Lorren McClure Thompson (1825 - 1893)
John "Thomas" Thompson (1851 - 1871)**
Joann Thompson (1853 - 1869)
Samuel G Thompson (1857 - 1917)*
Rosella Thompson Nankivel (1858 - 1933)*
Charles Thompson (1859 - 1859)*
Sarah Thompson (1861 - 1878)*
Created by: Carolyn.Complete
Record added: Mar 12, 2008
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