William Newton Thompson

William Newton Thompson

Birth
Arkansas, USA
Death 16 Apr 1921 (aged 74)
Kirby, Pike County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Kirby, Pike County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 43816235 · View Source
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Gospel preacher listed on Ligon's Portraiture of Preachers of 1899.

Prominent Citizen Dies.
W.N. Thompson, an old resident of this county, died at 7:45 Saturday evening at his home at Kirby, following a paralytic stroke. Mr. Thompson lacked but one month of being 75 years old, was born and reared in Clark county, moved to Pike in 1898. He had been a minister of the Church of Christ for 45 years and a well beloved citizen of the community. In politics he was actively Republican and served as a member of the Arkansas legislature for the term of 1905. Besides the widow, he leaves a son, T.R. Thompson, of Hot Springs, a daughter, Mrs. M.E. Tolleson, of Kirby, ten grandchildren and three great grandchildren. -- Glenwood News Press, Glenwood, Arkansas, April 22, 1921, page 1, column 2.

1895 - J. A. Copeland was baptized at Pleasant Home by Brother W. N. Thompson.


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  • Created by: Tom Childers
  • Added: 1 Nov 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 43816235
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Newton Thompson (16 May 1846–16 Apr 1921), Find a Grave Memorial no. 43816235, citing Valley Grove Cemetery, Kirby, Pike County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Tom Childers (contributor 46515204) .