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Lester Parker THOMPSON
Grace Mina BENNETT
Mae THOMAS
Husband:  (George) Lester Parker THOMPSON
Birth:  22 Sep 1899, Dixon, Silveyville Twp., Solano Co., CA, or Martinez, Contra Costa Co., CA [need to confirm which]
Death:  13 Aug 1965, Contra Costa Co., CA
Disposition:  buried 18 Aug 1865, Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo Co., CA
Occupation:  bookkeeper
Military Service:  World War I:  PFC, MG Co., 159th Infantry, 40th Division
Father:  George Harrison THOMPSON
Mother:  Laura GRAY
Marriage-1:
Wife-1:  Grace Mina / Minna BENNETT
Birth:  6 Jun 1904, Hondo, Medina Co., TX
Death:  4 Jun 1972, City & County of San Francisco, CA
Occupation:  homemaker
Other Spouse:  m2. Charles Paul WINTER
Father:  Harper Eugene BENNETT
Mother:  Anna Cyrine HENDERSON
Marriage-2:
Wife-2:  Mae THOMAS
Birth:  1 Apr 1897
Death:  26 Apr 1983
Disposition:  buried 28 Apr 1983, Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo Co., CA
Occupation:  homemaker 
Children with Grace BENNETT born in Seattle, King Co., WA:
1.  Jack Berkeley THOMPSON - WINTER, b. 9 Dec 1920
2.  Richard THOMPSON - WINTER, b. 1922/3
Children with Mae THOMAS:
-
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, California, Washington

Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1920 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Lester P. THOMPSON (æ 20, b. CA; single) is living in Martinez, Contra Costa Co., CA, with his parents (q.v.).  Grace M. BENNETT (æ 18,b. TX; single) is living in Martinez, Contra Costa Co., CA (p. 44B), with her sister, Lalla R. BENNETT (æ 21, b. TX), et al.

3a.  1930 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #34 of 49):  Pacher [Parker?] Road, Townshihp 1, Contra Costa Co., CA, Roll 113, p. 85B, SN 17B, ED 7-5, SD 5, enumerated 14 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1930:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 28 30 31
* 13 13 Thompson George H Head O 2200 R N M W 54 M 22 N Y CA VA MO Y Machinist Oil Refinery W Y N  
    ________ Laura Wife         F W 50 M 18 N Y CA KY MO Y None          
    ________ Lester Son         M W 31 Wd   N Y CA CA CA Y Bookkeeper   W N Y WW
    ________ Tyrrell Son         M W 28 Wd   N Y CA CA CA Y Laborer   W N    
*Pacher [Parker?] Road
Lester is a widower?  Who was his first wife?

3b.  1930 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #29 of 41):  151 Buchanan Street, City & County of San Francisco, CA, Roll 204, p. 67A, SN 15A, ED 38-269, SD 6, enumerated 12 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1930:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 25 27 28 30
* 151 513 6 Winter Charles P Head R 50.00 M W 31 M 30 N Y CA NY MA Clerk W Y N
      ______ Laura A Wife     F W 27 M 17 N Y TX TX TX Clerk W Y  
      Thompson Jack B Stepson     M W  9 S   Y Y WA CA TX None      
      Thompson Richard Stepson     M W  7 S   Y Y WA CA TX None      
      Arata Lalla Sister-in-law     F W 29 Wd   N Y TX TX TX Clerk W Y  
      Zimmerman Margaret Lodger     F W 27 S   N Y CA Ger Ger Clerk W Y  
*Buchanan Street
I've no explanation for Grace's name beyond enumerator error (and I've seen worse).

4.  CADI:  California Death Index, 1940-1997 (online at RootsWeb.com and Ancestry.com):
Last
Name
First
Name
Middle Birth Date Mother
Maiden
Father
Last
Sex Birth
Place
Death Place
(County)
Death Date SSN Age Post-em
Placed
THOMPSON Lester P 09/22/1901 GRAY   M CA Contra Costa 08/13/1965 567-01-4856 64 Yes

5a.  Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo Co., CA (online at Find-A-Grave.com):
LESTER
PARKER
THOMPSON
CALIFORNIA
PFC MG CO 159 INF
40 DIVISION
WORLD WAR I
SEP 22 1899
AUG 13 1965

5b.  U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca. 1775-2006 (online at Ancestry.com; a compilation of records from other sources, including especially the National Cemetery Administration):
Name: Lester Parker Thompson Mae Thompson
Service Info: PFC US ARMY WORLD WAR I PFC US ARMY
Birth Date: 22 Sep 1899 1 Apr 1897
Death Date: 13 Aug 1965 26 Apr 1986
Relation:   Wife of Thompson, Lester Parker
Service Start Date: 22 Sep 1917  
Interment Date: 18 Aug 1965 28 Apr 1983
Cemetery: Golden Gate National Cemetery
Cemetery Address: 1300 Sneath Lane San Bruno, CA 94006
Buried At: Section 2c Site 3280

6.  D.A.R. Application of descendant (courtesy of Roxanne Turpin).

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