William R Thompson was born in April 1814 in Virginia, and it is possible that he was married in Virginia (about 1840) because his wife Martha A -- was born in that state about 1820. Their first known child, however, was born in Tennessee.
A farmer, W R passed away on July 6, 1897 in Montgomery County, Tennessee at the age of 83 years, 4 months and 1 day. Burial was on his farm.
Known children of W R and Martha include:
~ Narcissus E Thompson (1841-1921)
~ James Milton Thompson (1844-1921)
~ Martha A Thompson (ca 1846- )
~ Lemuel Thompson (ca 1849- )
~ Mary E Thompson (ca 1952- )
~ Sally Thompson (ca 1854- )
~ Lucy E Thompson (1856-1923)
~ William R Thompson (ca 1961- )