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Sr Francis Gertrude Thompson

Sr Francis Gertrude Thompson

Birth
Loretto, Marion County, Kentucky, USA
Death 14 Jun 1987 (aged 85)
Washington County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Springfield, Washington County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 100044963 · View Source
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Notes: Sister was born, Frances Gertrude Thompson, to John Emanuel, 1869-1934, and Margaret Dell (Hall), Thompson in Loretto, Marion County, KY. Her grandparents were: Charles Wilfred, 1838-1892, and Mary Frances (Cissell) Thompson and George and Delphania Ann (Bryant) Hall. Frances Gertrude was professed as Sister Francis Gertrude, O.P. on August 4, 1921 at St. Catharine Motherhouse, St. Catharine, Washington County, KY. Sister compiled the genealogy of her family for a period 20 years and published the GENEALOGY OF ONE ROBERT THOMPSON FAMILY, c 1676-1976. For the listing of her siblings, see page 39, #411 of this work.

Sister made her profession as a Dominican Sister on Aug. 5, 1921 at St. Catharine, KY. She was member #533 of this order.


THE SPRINGFIELD SUN, JUNE 24, 1987, page 5. SISTER FRANCIS GERTRUDE THOMPSON--Sister Francis Gertrude Thompson died at Sansbury Infirmary June 14, 1987. She was born in Loretto, Ky., to John and Margaret Thompson.

As a native, Sister was well known in this area. For several years she served at St. Dominic in Springfield as Principal and teacher. She also held the same positions in Campbellsville.

The education ministry of Sister is quite extensive since she taught in the parochial schools of Massachusetts, Kentucky, Illinois, Tennessee, Nebaraska, New York and Indiana.

Mass of the Resurection was celebrated in her honor in the Motherhouse Chapel on June 16, 1987. Interment was in St. Catharine Cemetery.

Sister is buried in the Northwest Section, in Row 3, Stone 16.

Photo courtesy of Mary Ann (Thompson) Thompson of Lexington, Ky, her niece.



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  • Created by: Gerald & Martha M. Thompson
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100044963
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sr Francis Gertrude Thompson (24 Mar 1902–14 Jun 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100044963, citing Saint Catharine Cemetery, Springfield, Washington County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Gerald & Martha M. Thompson (contributor 47866457) .