The Thompson-Albaugh Clan about
1910 at our 7th
Annual Reunion in Brush Creek.
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....PLEASE NOTE: Latest update 7/27/2001....My Thompson site had many links in it to picture albums on Photopoint.com, which started charging more for picture hosting than I could justify, as I had over 15,000 pics online. I have lost many or all of those pics so will not be working with that level of photo albums until I get personal control of a server sometime in the future. I have left many of the album topics on my pages but the link has been deleted since it would not work. The topics are left on some of the pages, as for now, I am in the editing mode for the site and what to be reminded of what I had organized. I use my genealogy sites for personal storage and access of info while it is being used and edited. Plus it is uploaded so other "relatives" might find, use and edit the data. DO NOT assume the material is accurate or edited in final form. If you find errors or topics of discussions get back with me. The Thompson Reunion time of the year will motivate me to clean up the Thompson site a bit.
2001 THOMPSON CLAN REUNION
SOME SURNAMES OF PRESENT INTEREST ALBAUGH, ALLEN, AMOS, CAPPER, DENBOW, GWINN, HEIDY, HUNT, KLINE, ROBINSON, SHAMBAUGH, SHERMAN, STEWART, SWALES, THOMPSON, WARREN. ALPHABETICAL LISTING OF SURNAMES
My line: Barry Zbornik >Eleanor Hunt/Theo Marcus Zbornik > Walter Reuben Hunt/Winnifred Mary Strayer > Amanda Katura Thompson/Walter Eugene Hunt > Samuel Thompson/Martha Sherman > Zacharias Thompson/Prsicilla Albaugh I am always looking for information, email me please.
On the migration of the Thompson Clan to Fayette County, Iowa
(best guess to date)
Samuel I Andrew, arrived summer 1854, died on the way back to Ohio, 1865
Morris I Jackson, summer 1854, farmed 2 miles west of Brush Creek/Arlington the rest of his life
William, guessing summer of 1854, farmed near Wadena and West Union the remainder of his life
Alexander, guessing about 1856/57
Eli Isaac, 1864, blacksmith in Brush Creek, removed Custer, NB, after 1881.
Zachariah Caleb I (father), summer 1865, farmed at the Six Corner's area, Brush Creek, the rest of his life
Catherine Thompson Amos, summer 1877, removed to Custer, Nebraska, 1883
Martha Thompson Allen
Allen C. Thompson
Elizabeth Thompson Moore
David B. Thomspon
Links of Interest to
the Thompson Clan
|DESCENDENT GENEALOGY||THOMPSON PHOTOS|
LISTING OF SURNAMES
1910 THOMPSON REUNION
CREEK TIME LINE Some history and activities of the area from
first settlement to the early 1900's.
PIONEER LIFE IN OHIO/ILLINOIS from LETTERS A small look at life in the very early 1800's.
SOLON W. BARNES, PIONEER Actual notes about a contemporary of the Thompson's near Taylorville.
ELI AND ELIZA THOMPSONLINE
SAMUEL THOMPSON x MARTHA SHERMAN LINE
COUNTY ITEMS RELATIVE TO THOMPSON HISTORY
Zach I > Samuel I > Amanda Katura Thompson x
Walter Eugene Hunt of Fayette, Iowa
Carroll County, Ohio Genealogical Society
Capt. Randolph B. Marcy's, "The Prairie Traveler" Online book which gives a very nice picture of what it took to travel across the great prairies in 1859. Very interesting reading.
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....Zachariah Thompson and
Priscilla Albaugh came to Brush Creek or Arlington, Fayette County, Iowa, in
1865, following the lead of sons Samuel and Morris J. who pioneered in
the Taylorville/Brush Creek area in 1854. Sons William and Alex would soon
remove to Fayette County . The Thompson's were a true pioneer
family in the southeast corner and central part of Fayette County, Iowa, in
the early 1850's, and in Harrison/Carroll County, Ohio in the 1820's.
All of the other Thompson children would migrate to Fayette County,
Iowa, and many descendents would move as pioneer farmers to the west as land
opened up in the 1870's through the 1890's.
..... Priscilla Albaugh (1805-1879) would meet and marry Zachariah C. Thompson (1796-1880) on January 15, 1822, in New Rumley Twp., Harrison Co., Ohio. The Thompson's were of Scottish background, having immigrated to American as part of the Scotch-Irish movement in the early 1700's. The Thompson Story will be told on another page. Zach Thompson had migrated at the age of 21 from Maryland to Harrison Co., Ohio, in 1817. Zach and Priscilla would farm and have ten children in Harrison Co., Ohio. In 1854, two of their children Samuel and Morris Jackson Thompson would migrate and be very early settlers near Taylorsville, three miles to the N,NW of Brush Creek (later Arlington), Iowa. Brush Creek however, would soon become the dominate village in the area for the Thompson Clan. Other children would also migrate to Brush Creek with their siblings.
.... Samuel (my gggrandfather) would die on the way back to Ohio in 1865, perhaps to get the parents, and be buried in Allen Cemetery in Harrison Co. Thus in 1865, Zach C, age 69, and Priscilla, age 60, would buy 120 acres of a government tract on the very southern edge of the tiny pioneer village of Brush Creek (the history of Brush Creek/Arlington is on other pages} and farm their until their deaths fifteen years later. The farm land was tall and wet grass prairie, located to the SE of the Six Corner Intersection at the south edge of Brush Creek. The old Mission Trail from Dubuque to Ft. Atkinson ran on the western edge of their land. Son Morris J. was farming two miles to the west of Brush Creek. Son Samuel had been farming in the Grannis Canyon area six miles to the north, and apparently ( my gggrandmother) Samuel's wife Martha Sherman Thompson, with six children (ages 1-10) were still on that farm when Zach and Priscilla arrived from Ohio, in 1865. At least some of Samuel's and Martha's children were taken in by Morris J. Martha would go on the marry John Little, a Brush Creek farmer and cooper a couple of miles NW of town.
.... Thus the Thompson/Albuagh Clan connection to Taylorsville, Brush Creek/Arlington, Fayette County, Iowa, began in 1854, with the migration of the sons, and of Zach Caleb I and Priscilla Albaugh Thompson in 1865, and the migration of several other children. Zach and Priscilla, Morris J. Eli, and William. are buried in Groat Cemetery, Arlington, Iowa, along with their spouses and some grandchildren. Many of the grandchildren of Zach and Priscilla continued the pioneer migration to the west, during the last decades of the 1800's. The Clans were true American Pioneers.
Descendants of Zachariah I Caleb Thompson
1 Zachariah I Caleb Thompson b: February 20,
1796 in Hartford Co, Maryland d: November 15, 1880 in Brush Creek, later
Arlington, Fayette Co, Iowa
.. +Priscilla Albaugh b: December 15, 1805 in Farm near Kilgore, Carroll Co., Ohio d: November 06, 1879 in Brush Creek, later Arlington, Fayette Co, Iowa
.... 2  William David Thompson b: January 12, 1823 in New Rumley, Harrison Co, Ohio d: August 02, 1894 in Arlington, Fayette Co, Iowa
........ +Eliza Jane Stewart b: 1829 d: April 14, 1848 in Carroll Co., Ohio
.... *2nd Wife of  William David Thompson:
........ +Jane Capper b: December 04, 1825 in Carroll Co., Ohio d: 1905 in Arlington, Fayette Co, Iowa
.... 2 Eli Isaac Thompson b: November 03, 1824 in Perryville, New Rumley Twp., Harrison Co, OH d: February 03, 1903 in Sargent, Custer Co., NE
........ +Eliza Kirby b: 1825 d: January 02, 1881
.... 2 Morris Thompson b: April 1826 in New Rumley, Harrison Co, OH d: July 01, 1826 in New Rumley, Harrison Co, OH
.... 2 Samuel Andrew Thompson I b: August 15, 1827 in Rumley Twp., Harrison County, Ohio d: April 07, 1865 in Trip to Harrison County, Ohio
........ +Martha Jane Sherman b: January 10, 1833 in Harrison County, Ohio d: January 25, 1921
.... 2  Morris Jackson Thompson b: September 03, 1829 in New Rumley, Harrison Co, OH d: 1918 in Arlington, Fayette Co, Iowa
........ +Sarah Jane Brown b: 1832 d: 1870 in Brush Creek, Arlington, Fayette Co, Iowa
.... *2nd Wife of  Morris Jackson Thompson:
........ +Catherine H. Briney b: 1838 d: 1926 in Arlington, Fayette Co, Iowa
.... 2 Catherine Thompson b: September 26, 1831 in New Rumley, Harrison Co, OH d: May 02, 1914 in Custer, Custer Co., Nebraska
........ +John Mordecai Amos b: March 25, 1831 in Pennsylvania d: July 13, 1907 in Wescott, Custer Co., Nebraska
.... 2 Alexander Thompson b: November 09, 1834 in New Rumley, Harrison Co, OH d: 1894 in Carroll Co, Ohio
....... +Lavina Foster b: 1832 d: 1909
.... 2 Martha Thompson b: May 15, 1836 in New Rumley, Harrison Co, OH d: 1911 in Fayette, Fayette Co., Iowa
........ +William J. Allen b: 1836 in Carroll Co, Ohio d: 1909
.... 2  Allen C. Thompson b: January 30, 1838 in New Rumley, Harrison Co, OH d: 1913
........ +Helen Matilda Billings b: 1853 d: April 17, 1921
.... *2nd Wife of  Allen C. Thompson:
........ +Louisa Sell b: 1841 d: 1912
.... 2 Elizabeth Thompson b: May 05, 1842 in New Rumley, Harrison Co, OH d: 1908
........ +Willian Henry Moore b: 1840 d: 1904
.... 2 David B. Thompson b: May 01, 1845 in New Rumley, Harrison Co, OH d: July 13, 1932 in Fayette, Fayette Co., Iowa
........ +Mary Ellen Hill b: 1848 d: 1933
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