Matilda <I>Messenger</I> Thompson

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Matilda Messenger Thompson

  • Birth 3 Feb 1845 Big Island, Marion County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 17 Jun 1918 Bronson, Bourbon County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Bronson, Bourbon County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 63915292

Matilda Messenger was born on February 3, 1845, in Big Island, Ohio, to Orren Messenger and Nancy Prettyman Messenger. She married Charles Cope Thompson on March 14, 1865, in Marion, Ohio. They arrived by covered wagon in Kansas in 1869. They had 11 children in 23 years. Four of those children died in a diphtheria epidemic in 1880. She died on June 17, 1918, in Bronson, Kansas, at the age of 73.



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  • Maintained by: A. G. Taylor
  • Originally Created by: Have Paws will travel !
  • Added: 8 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63915292
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Matilda Messenger Thompson (3 Feb 1845–17 Jun 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63915292, citing Bronson Cemetery, Bronson, Bourbon County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by A. G. Taylor (contributor 47443088) .