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Nero Morgan THOMPSON
Elizabeth WILLIAMS
Husband:  Nero Morgan THOMPSON
Birth:  5 Oct 1794, Lancaster Co., SC
Death:  22 Sep or Nov 1866, Howard Co., MO
Disposition:  buried Thompson Farm, E of Burton, Howard Co., MO
Military Service:  War of 1812
Migration:  1812, to MO 
Father:  Capt. John THOMPSON
Marriage:  1817 or 3 Sep 1818, Howard Co., MO
Wife:  Elizabeth WILLIAMS
Birth:  15 Oct 1802, Christian or Madison Co., KY
Death:  17 Oct 1865, Howard Co., MO 
Father:  Colden C. WILLIAMS 
Mother:  Mary SHORT
Children (had 16 or 17 children; 10 grew to maturity):
  1.  Howard E. THOMPSON, CSA, 13 Jun 1819; d. 28 Dec 1864, Alton, IL (in Union prison camp)
  2.  William Short THOMPSON, b. 7 Feb 1820, Fayette Co., MO 
  3.  (Son A) THOMPSON, b. ca. 1822
  4.  Mary Jane THOMPSON, b. 24 Aug 1824, Howard Co., MO 
  5.  (Son B) THOMPSON, b. 1825-30
  6.  Margaret Dunn THOMPSON, b. 1822 or ca. 1826 or 12 Dec 1831, Howard Co., MO; d. 1888; m. 1845, Thomas Banks HARRIS (1813/18-1904)

  7.  John E. THOMPSON, b. 12 Feb or Dec 1831, E of Burton, Howard Co., MO
  8.  Uriah W. THOMPSON, CSA, b. 1833, Howard Co., MO; d. 3 Mar 1865, Alton, IL (in Union prison camp)
  9.  Milton THOMPSON, m. May HOYT; moved to CA or OR
10.  James THOMPSON, CSA, b. ca. 1837, Howard Co.; d. in Civil War
11.  Willoughby THOMPSON, b. ca. 1840, Howard Co., MO
12.  Colden THOMPSON, b. Howard Co., MO; moved to CA or OR

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1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1820 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  there was no 1820 census in MO, it didn't become a state until 1821.

3.  1830 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #17-18 of 96; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1830 MO Howard Co. Roll M19_73 p. 147 Ln. 5 Nero Thompson 130 001 - 110 010 001 000 - 110 000
These data indicate:
No., Race, Gender Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 white male 4 or under 1825-1830 = Son B
3 white males 5-9 1820-1825 = Son A
= William (b. 1820)
= Howard (b. 1819)
1 white male 30-39 1790-1800 = Nero (b. 1794) 
1 white female 4 or under 1825-1830 = Margaret? (b. ca. 1826)
1 white female 5-9 1820-1825 = Mary (b. 1824)
1 white female 20-29 1800-1810 = Elizabeth (b. 1802) 
1 male slave 24-35 1794-1806 = ?
1 female slave 9 or under 1820-1830 = ?
1 female slave 10-23 1806-1820 = ?
Listed next to Elizabeth's brother, Uriah WILLIAMS, who is married to Nero's sister, Mary THOMPSON.

4. 1840

5.  1850

6.  1860

7.  LDS.  Ancestral File (online).

8.  Broderbund.  World Family Trees.  Vol. 2, Pedigree No. 4775; Vol. 6, Pedigree No. 2211.

9.  "Family Group Sheet No. 54023:  Capt. John Thompson, Sr."  Submitted by Betty R. Darnell (204 Hartford Dirve, Mt. Washington, KY 40047).  Dated 1991.  Everton Family File, Vol. 4 (Everton Publishers; Broderbund CD-14).

10.  Frederick Adams Virkus, ed.  1930.  Compendium of American Genealogy.  Virkus, Chicago (1968, Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD; Broderbund CD-200).  Vol. IV, p. 118.

11.  Lineage Books of the Charter Members of The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  Vol. 150, p. 24 (online at Ancestry.com).

12.  Archives of the THOMPSON-L mailing list (online at RootsWeb.com).

13.  Emails from Betty R. Darnell.

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