Madison County, Iowa



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Veteran's Name: Thompson, Robert Lyle

Father: Henry Thmpson
Residence: Winterset, Iowa Father's nativity: 
Occupation: Farmer Mother: Sarah Moore
Date of birth: 01 Aug 1843 Mother's nativity: 
Place of birth: Mercer County, Pennsylvania Wife: Henrietta Clark - born 20 Oct 1850 at Cambridge, Ohio
Date of death: 27 Mar 1926 2nd wife: 
Place of death: Madison County, Iowa 3rd wife: 
Place of burial: McDonald Cemetery, Winterset, Iowa  
Cause of death: 


  George C. Thompson - born 02 Dec 1870

  Sarah E. Thompson - born 29 Feb 1872

  Georgiana L. Thompson - born 02 Sep 1874

  Spring Day tHompson - born 05 Nov 1876, died 13 Mar 1877

  Henry W. Thompson - born 16 Jun 1878

  Nancy J. Thompson - born 18 Jan 1881

  James E. Thompson - born 23 Dec 1883

  Amanda A. Thompson - born 06 Jan 1887

  Mary F. Thompson - born 03 Feb 1890

  Eunice E. Thompson - born 13 Nov 1895

War record
  Rank: Sergeant Company: A Regiment: 9th
  State: Iowa Organization: Infantry
  Enlistment date: 
  Enlistment age:  Residence
  Mustered out: 
GAR membership
  Post name: Pitzer Date joined: 
  Post No.: 55 (S) Age at joining: 
  Place: Winterset Transfers: 
  Post name: Wadsworth Date joined: 1st term 1894
  Post No.: 36 (110) Age at joining: 
  Place: Dexter Transfers: 
  Post name:  Date joined: 
  Post No.:  Age at joining: 
  Place: Tyrone, Oklahoma Transfers: 
Sources: Information regarding children taken from "In Memoriam of Robert L. Thompson" in possession of Eunice E. Thompson Sanderson, a daughter, copied 14 Sep 1860. Roster Iowa Soldiers: Thompson, Robt S; Ex-Soldiers Living Iowa 1886: Thompson, R. L. - Sergt - Winterset; Winterset News April 1926; 1879 Hist Madison Co. p.656
Notes: Family listed in 1895 census Vol 317.1, page 623, listed in Union Township, Dallas County


Transcribed by Kent G. Transier 07 Jan 2006.