Christopher Columbus (a/k/a CC) Thompson married Henrietta Julian in Medora, IND. 8/4/1858. They migrated to southern Iowa in the mid 1860's. They were the parents of 10 children.
"The Chariton Leader, Chariton, Iowa
Thursday, January 24, 1907
"C. C. THOMPSON was born in 1838 in Jasper County, Indiana. In 1858, he was united in marriage to MISS HENRIETTA JULIAN. To this union were born ten children, five sons and five daughters. In 1866, the family moved to Iowa and settled on a farm east of Russell, where they resided until six years ago when they moved to Russell. Five sons, who were present at the funeral, and three daughters who reside in Nebraska, with a sorrowing mother, survive him.
"On January 5, 1907, he received a stroke of paralysis, and was confined to his bed until death came to his relief on January 19, at 3:30 p.m. Funeral services were held from the Christian Church, Monday afternoon, conducted by Rev. Herrington, where a large concourse of friends gathered to pay their last tribute to their old friend and neighbor."
Sleep Father, Sleep With Your Hands on Your Breast, Poor Weary Hands They Needed Their Rest
Henrietta Julian Thompson
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