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 William Newton Thompson

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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

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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