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Hon. James Edward THOMPSON
Ann Elizabeth BURBRIDGE
Husband:  James Edward THOMPSON, Sr.
Birth:  25 Feb 1805, KY
Death:  5 Oct 1881, Trigg Co., KY
Disposition:  buried East End Cemetery, Cadiz, Trigg Co., KY
Occupation:  for 20 years, Circuit and Court Clerk of Trigg Co., KY
Office:  twice elected Judge
Office:  represented county in State Legislature
Religion:  ruling member of the Baptist Church
Fraternal:  Mason 
Father:  James THOMPSON
Mother:  Sarah STEELE
Marriage-1:  30 Oct 1828, Trigg Co., KY
Wife-1:  Jane HILL
Birth:  2 Mar 1805
Death:  24 Sep 1841
Disposition:  buried East End Cemetery, Cadiz, Trigg Co., KY
Father:  John HILL
Mother:  Elizabeth THOMPSON
Marriage-2:  6 Mar 1844, Trigg Co., KY
Wife-2:  Ann Elizabeth BURBRIDGE
Birth:  25 Jun 1812
Death:  17 Sep 1865
Disposition:  buried East End Cemetery, Cadiz, Trigg Co., KY
Father:  Elijah BURBRIDGE
Mother:  Elizabeth __?__
Marriage-3:  16 Jan 1867, Trigg Co., KY
Wife-3:  Louisa J. CARLOSS
Birth:  22 Oct 1813
Death:  Jun 1878
Disposition:  buried East End Cemetery, Cadiz, Trigg Co., KY
Other spouse:  m1.  Mr. RODGERS
Father:  W. P. CARLOSS
Mother:  O. __?__
Children with Jane HILL born in Trigg Co., KY:
1.  (Daughter A) THOMPSON, b. 1828-30
2.  Zebulon THOMPSON, b. 1830; d. 1863 
3.  George V. THOMPSON, b. 20 Aug 1832 
4.  Elizabeth C. "Bettie" THOMPSON, b. 1835/6
5.  Cornelia J. THOMPSON, b. 1836/7; m. 25 Nov 1858, Trigg Co., KY, Robert BURKE
6.  Thomas C. THOMPSON, b. 24 Apr 1840; d. 26 Oct 1875
Children with Ann Elizabeth BURBRIDGE born in Trigg Co., KY:
7.  Walter S. THOMPSON, b. 1844/5
8.  James Edward THOMPSON, Jr., b. 1846/7 
9.  Sarah "Sallie" THOMPSON, b. 7 Mar 1849
Children with Louisa J. CARLOSS:


1a.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Kentucky Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):
Thompson, James E. Hill, Jane 30 Oct 1828 Trigg Co.

1b.  Trigg County Marriages (online at Trigg County KYGenWeb site).
Thompson James E Burbridge Ann Elizabeth 06 Mar 1844
Thompson J E Rogers Louisa J 16 Jan 1867

2.  1830 Census (extracted by A. Robert Matthiesen; see1830 Table): 
1830 Thompson, James E. Cadiz, Trigg Co., KY p. 9 100 010 000 - 000 010 100
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 4 or under 1825-1830 = Zebulon? (b. 1830)
1 male 20-29 1800-1810 = James (b. 1805)
1 female 20-29 1800-1810 = Jane (b. 1805)
1 female 40-49 1780-1790 = grandma?

3.  1840 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #_-1 of 67; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen).  The first page (p. 276B), with the numerical (slave/occupation) data, is missing at Ancestry.com.  In 1840 in Trigg Co., the page with the numerical data preceeded the page with names.
1840 KY Trigg Co. pp. 176B-277A Ln. 1 James E. Thompson 120 201 000 - 201 001 010 -
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 4 or under 1835-1840 = Thomas (b. 1840)
2 males 5-9 1830-1835 = George (b. 1832)
= Zebulon (b. 1830)
2 males 15-19 1820-1825 = ?
= ?
1 male 30-39 1800-1810 = James (b. 1805) 
2 females 4 or under 1835-1840 = Cornelia (b. 1836/7)
= Elizabeth (b. 1835/6)
1 female 10-14 1825-1830 = Daughter A
1 female 30-39 1800-1810 = Jane (b. 1805) 
1 female 50-59 1780-1790 = grandma?
The two teenage males were born before James & Jane married.  Are they kin?  Hired help?

4.  1850 Census Index/Microfilm (online at GenealogyLibrary.com):  Dist. 1, Trigg Co., KY, pp. 292-3, 45/45, enumerated 3 Aug 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
James E. Thompson 45 M Clerk 5000 Ky
Ann E. Thompson 37 F     Ky
Zebulon Thompson 19 M None   Ky
George V. Thompson 17 M Merchant's Clerk   Ky
Elizabeth C. Thompson 14 F     Ky
Cornelia J. Thompson 13 F     Ky
Thos. C. Thompson 11 M     Ky
Walter S. Thompson  5 M     Ky
James E. Thompson, Jr  3 M     Ky
Sarah Thompson  1 F     Ky
Living two doors down in one direction from James & Mary C. THOMPSON (43/43) and four doors down in the other direction from James L. & Melissa (THOMPSON) McCAIN (49/49). 

5.  1860

6.  1870

7.  LDS.  Family Search: Census Records: 1880 United States (online at FamilySearch.org):
Census Place: Cadiz, Trigg, Kentucky
Source: FHL Film #1254443; NARA Film #T9-0443; Pg 283C
  Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace Occupation Fa Mo
Geo. S. WHARTON Self M M W 52 KY Farmer VA VA
Sarah WHARTON Wife F M W 31 KY Keep House KY KY
[George & Sarah's four children]
Walter THOMPSON BroL M S W 34 KY Managing Farm KY KY
J. E. THOMPSON FatherL M S W 75 KY   KY KY
Fanny WHARTON Other F S B 24 KY Cooks KY KY
Amanda WHARTON Dau F S B  1 KY   KY KY
Sarah is our subjects' married daughter.

8.  East End Cemetery, Part 6 [link died] (online at Trigg County KYGenWeb site).
Thompson James E.   Feb. 25, 1805--Oct. 5, 1881
Thompson Mrs James E. [Jane HILL] died Sept. 24, 1841, age 37
Thompson Ann Elizabeth wife of JE June 25, 1812--Sept. 17, 1865
Thompson Louisa J. wife of JE, dau. of WP & O. Carloss Oct. 22, 1813--June 1878
Thompson Zebulon   1830 - 1863
Thompson Thomas C. son of J & E April 24, 1840-- Oct. 26, 1875
How can Thomas be "son of J & E"?  Thomas is the son of Jane Hill; James and Ann Elizabeth weren't married until 1844.

9.  Barney Thompson. MS. The Thompson Family of Prince Edward County, Virginia, Butler and Trigg Counties, Kentucky, and the Florida Parishes of Louisiana:  the Descendants of Thomas Thompson, 1749-1810.  Copies at Western Kentucky University, the Filson Club Library, and the Indiana State Library, Indianapolis.  (Excerpts courtesy of the author, with my sincere thanks for his generosity in sharing them.)

10.  William Henry Perrin, ed.  1884.  County of Christian, Kentucky: Historical and Biographical.  F.A. Battey Publ. Co., Chicago, pp. 421-422.  A biographical sketch of George V. THOMPSON.

11.  Email from Barney Thompson.

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