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  • ID: I00072
  • Name: Hugh Thompson 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: BET 1790 AND 1800 in Buffalo Creek, Hancock County, GA
  • Death: BET 1850 AND 1860 in Lived in Holmesville, Pike County, MS

    Father: Swann Thompson b: BET 1760 AND 1770 in Ninety Six District, South Carolina

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Brent b: 1810 in Fairfield District, South Carolina
    • Married: ABT 1825 in Pike County, Mississippi
    1. Has Children Mary L. Thompson b: 7 OCT 1833 in Pike County, Mississippi
    2. Has Children Jonathon W. Thompson b: 1 FEB 1827 in Pike County, Mississippi
    3. Has No Children Louisa Thompson b: 1835 in Pike County, Mississippi
    4. Has Children Elizabeth Frances Thompson b: 13 SEP 1834 in Pike County, Mississippi
    5. Has No Children Hugh Thompson , Jr. b: 1842 in Pike County, MS
    6. Has No Children Barbara E. Thompson b: 1844 in Pike County, MS
    7. Has No Children Catharine Thompson b: 1848 in Pike County, MS
    8. Has Children Eliza E. Thompson b: 28 JAN 1840 in Pike County, Mississippi

    1. Title: 1841 MS census
      Text: Hugh Thompson in Pike County, Mississippi
      Name: Hugh Thompson
      State: MS
      County: Pike County
      Township: No Township Listed
      Year: 1845
      Database: MS 1845 State Census Index
    2. Title: 1845 MS census
      Text: Hugh Thompson in Pike.County, Mississippi
    3. Title: 1850 United States Federal Census > Mississippi > Pike > Police District 3
      Text: Hugh Thompson family is living in Township 3 North, Range 9 East, on land patented by John Brent, Sr. and Harris Turnipseed, who together owned all of Sections 3 and 10, and owned many nearby parcels as well. The closest post office to this location was Holmesville.
      Household 396
      Family 397
      Thompson Hugh 50 M Farmer 2,000 Georgia
      Thompson Elizabeth 40 F Mississippi
      Thompson Mary N. 17 F Misissippi
      Thompson Louisa 15 F Mississippi
      Thompson Elizabeth F. 13 F Mississippi
      Thompson Eliza E. 10 F Mississippi
      Thompson Barbara E. 6 F Mississippi
      Thompson Hugh Jr. 8 M Mississippi
      Thompson Catharine L. 2 F Mississippi
    4. Title: 1840 US Fed Cen Pike County, Mississippi census
      Text: 1840 Pike County, Mississippi census
      Roll: 216; Page: 168 Line 9
      Hugh Thompson is head of household
      Males 10-15 born 1825-1830one John W. Thompson
      Males 40-50 born 1790-1800 one Hugh Thompson
      Females under born 1835-1840 three Eliza Thompson, Elizabeth Thompson, Louisa Thompson
      Females 5-10 born 1830-1835 one- Mary Thompson
      Females 30-40 born 1800-1810 one Elizabeth Thompson

      Name: Hugh Thompson
      Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Pike, Mississippi
      Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 3
      Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
      Slaves - Males - Under 10: 2
      Slaves - Males - 10 thru 23: 3
      Slaves - Males - 36 thru 54: 1
      Slaves - Females - Under 10: 5
      Slaves - Females - 10 thru 23: 2
      Slaves - Females - 36 thru 54: 1
      Persons Employed in Agriculture: 7
      Free White Persons - Under 20: 5
      Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
      Total Free White Persons: 7
      Total Slaves: 14
      Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 21
      Source Citation: Year: 1840; Census Place: , Pike, Mississippi; Roll: 216; Page: 167; Image: 786; Family History Library Film: 0014841.
    5. Title: 1820 Pike County Mississippi Census
      Text: Name: Parris Thompson
      County: Pike
      State: Mississippi
      Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
      Free White Males - 16 thru 25: 3
      Free White Males - 45 and over: 1
      Free White Females - Under 10: 1
      Free White Females - 10 thru 15: 2
      Free White Females - 16 thru 25: 2
      Free White Females - 26 thru 44: 1
      Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 3
      Free White Persons - Under 16: 3
      Free White Persons - Over 25: 2
      Total Free White Persons: 10
      Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 10

      1820- Son Simeon is nearby in his own new household with one child
    6. Title: Index to Volunteer Soldiers in Indian Wars and Disturbances 1815-1858
      Page: 1404
      Text: Hugh Thompson, Private, served in Holmes Company of Hardees Batt'l of Georgia in the Creek War
      Capt Wm. Wilson Hardee's Battalion, GA Militia

      G. W. Prescott fought in same company.
    7. Title: Bureau of Land Management Records
      Text: THOMPSON, HUGH 11/10/1840 3962 MS Washington 004N - 011E WSE 17 Walthall
      004N - 011E SESE 17 Walthall
      004N - 011E NWNW 21 Walthall
    8. Title: Thompson Manuscript by Ottis Albritton
      Text: Mollie Thompson Lenoir cooresponded with Frances P. Oetkin, 524 Third Street, McComb, Mississippi. Frances Oetin was the librarian for Pike County, Mississippi, and was an avid genealogist. Mollie Thompson Lenoir, of El Paso, Texas, wrote Frances Oetkin, Pike County, Mississippi librrian, that her father John Thompson had brothers Hugh, Parham and William. Parham married Miss Sibley.
      Mollie also wrote her father had an uncle Hugh Thompson, who married Elizabeth Brent.
      Mollie Thompson married Ernest Lenoir, Major, and was living in El Paso, Texas in 1953 when she was writing to Frances Oetkin.

      Note by Shannon Gorman
      Mollie Thompson is in the 1880 census of Pike County, Mississippi with her father and mother, John Thompson and Sarah Elizabeth May Thompson.
    9. Title: 1850 US Fed Slave Census of Pike county, Mississippi
      Text: Slaves owned by Hugh Thompson
      AgeYear Born Sex
      4 M 1850Female
      4 M 1850Female

      No Mulatto slaves, all were listed as being Black
    10. Title: Note by Laurel Shannon Albritton Gorman
      Text: No slaves were owned by Elizabeth Thompson after the death of Hugh Thompson. The Pike county courthouse burned so there are no court records records to explain what happened to the property of Hugh Thompson.
      Elizabeth Brent Thompson was buried on land owned by Swan Thompson, father of Hugh Thompson.
    11. Mississippi Census, 1805-90 about Hughes Thompson
      Name: Hughes Thompson
      State: MS
      County: Pike County
      Township: Holmesville
      Year: 1860
      Record Type: Federal Population Schedule
      Page: 461
      Database: MS 1860 Federal Census Index.
    12. Title: Note by Laurel Shannon Albritton Gorman
      Text: Joseph DW Duckworth was the assignee of land patent by Magdalen Brent, widow of John Brent on land in Smith County.
      Joseph DW Duckworths uncle was Hugh Thompson, his mother Mary Duckworth Thompsons brother. Hugh Thompson was married to Elizabeth Brent, daughter of John and Magdalene Brent.. The children of Hugh and Elizabeth lived in Pike County and Louisiana. None of the Brents wamted to move to Smith County. There was a previous military warrant land grant given to Elizabeth Brent Thompsons brother, William Jacob Brent.

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