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Moses Steele THOMPSON, Jr.
Nannie GRINTER
Husband:  Moses Steele THOMPSON, Jr.
Birth:  5 Apr 1849, Trigg Co., KY
Death:  aft. 1884
Occupation:  Merchant
Education:  Asbury Univ., IN; Georgetown College, Georgetown, KY
Degree:  graduated Eastman's Business College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Historical:  owned 30-40 slaves before the Civil War 
Father:  Moses Steele THOMPSON, Sr.
Mother:  Clarissa H. SMITH
Marriage:  26 Feb 1873, Trigg Co., KY
Wife:  Nannie GRINTER
Birth:  28 Dec 1854, Cadiz, Trigg Co., KY
Death:  13 Jan 1907, presumably Trigg Co., KY
Disposition:  buried East End Cemetery, Cadiz, Trigg Co., KY
Father:  Thomas Hill GRINTER
Mother:  Mary Ann REDD
Children:
three sons, two daughters
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Sources:

1.  Trigg County Marriages, 1820-1900 (online at Trigg County KYGenWeb site).
Thompson Moses S Grinter Nannie 26 Feb 1873

2.  East End Cemetery (online at the Trigg County KYGenWeb site):
Thompson Nannie Grinter, wife of MS, Dec. 28, 1854--Jan. 13, 1907

3.  William Henry Perrin, ed.  1884.  History of Trigg County:  Historical and Biographical.  F.A. Battey Publ. Co., Chicago (boldface added):
p. 204 MOSES S. THOMPSON was born April 5, 1849, in Trigg County; he is the youngest child of a family of seven born to Moses and Clarissa H. (Smith) Thompson, who were both natives of Virginia.  His mother was born in 1813, and when a child came to Trigg County with her parents, all coming here on horseback.  They settled on a farm about three miles from Cadiz, where she has since lived.  His father was born in 1807; he died March 16, 1884.  When a boy he was apprenticed to the tanner's trade, and this business he followed through life; also engaged in agricultural pursuits.  He owned previous to the war from thirty to forty slaves.  Moses S. was reared on his father's farm.  After receiving a common school education, at the age of fourteen he attended Asbury University, Indiana, and later the Georgetown College, Georgetown, Ky.  After graduating at Eastman's Business College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., he returned to Cadiz; and, at the age of nineteen, he engaged in merchandising on his own account.  Commencing with a stock of about $3,500, he has since been continually in business here doing a large and prosper-
p. 205 ous trade carrying a stock of about $12,000.  He occupies one of the finest store-rooms in Cadiz, located in the Hotel Block.  This store is 23x90 feet and well lighted from front and rear.  Mr. Thompson was married in 1873 to Miss Nannie, daughter of Thomas H. Grinter.  She was born in Cadiz.  Five children gladden their home--three sons and two daughters.

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