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 Isaac B. Thompson

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Isaac B. Thompson

  • Birth 26 Dec 1853 Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 29 May 1930 Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Tower City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 107386176

Isaac B. Thompson, eldest son of Alexander and Mary (Bast) Thompson,
was bom Dec. 26, 1853, at York Farm, and had ordinary school advantages
during his early boyhood. When twelve years old he began picking slate, and
he continued to be employed about the mines for a period of twenty-eight
years. Then he turned to
carpenter work, which he has been following ever
since. His home is at Sharadin, in Porter. township, and he is one of the well
known citizens of the valley, having taken an active interest in local affairs
for a number of years. He has been a member of the Porter township school
board, and served the township as tax collector for twelve years. Socially he
belongs to the Knights of Pythias at Tower City. Mr. Thompson was one of
the executors of his father's estate,
serving with his brothers David P. and A.
F. Thompson.

Mr. Thompson married Mary Goodman, daughter of William Goodman,
and the following children were bom to them: Cora, wife of Francis W.
Shomber; Arthur; Charles; Ralph; Lillie, deceased; Roy; Mary wife of
Wilbur Kaufman; Carrie, wife of Harry Shomber; Russell; Lester, deceased;
and Leona, wife of Clarence Lenkert. The family are
Methodists in religious
connection. Mrs. Thompson died in January, 191 1, and is buried in the Greenwood cemetery in Porter township.


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  • Created by: Rusty Barr
  • Added: 27 Mar 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 107386176
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Isaac B. Thompson (26 Dec 1853–29 May 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 107386176, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Tower City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Rusty Barr (contributor 47792485) .