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Silas THOMPSON
Mary Ann PEAVY
Husband:  Silas THOMPSON
Birth:  11 Mar 1809, GA
Death:  9 May 1857, Lauderdale Co., MS
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  John THOMPSON
Mother:  Mary STRONG
Marriage:  ca. 1838
Wife:  Mary Ann PEAVY
Birth:  19 Sep 1819, Conecuh? Co., AL
Death said to be:  29 Jul 1905, Lauderdale Co., MS
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Daniel PEAVY (1794-1838)
Mother:  Elizabeth GORDON (1803-1876)
Children:
born in AL:
1.  (Son A) THOMPSON, b. 1838/9; d. 1840-50
2.  Sarah "Sally THOMPSON, b. 12 Dec 1839; d. 10 Jan 1912, Lauderdale Co., MS
3.  Elizabeth Gordon THOMPSON, b. 18 Jan 1841; d. 6 Jul 1923, Lauderdale Co., MS
4.  Lucinda Hester Ann THOMPSON, b. 3 May 1843; d. 13 Apr 1903, Lauderdale Co., MS
5.  Silas S?/L? THOMPSON, b. 18 Mar 1845; d. 20 Jul 1864 (Civil War)

born in Lauderdale Co., MS:
6.  John Henry THOMPSON, b. 3 Sep 1846; d. 12 Aug 1925, Lauderdale Co., MS

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Sources (n.b., Greene Co. was formed in 1819 from Marengo and Tuscaloosa Cos.; Sumter Co. was formed in 1832 from the Choctaw Nation; Greene Co. and Sumter Co. are adjacent):

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1840 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #147-148 of 151; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1840 AL Sumter Co. Roll 15 pp. 75/156B-157A Ln. 4 Silas Thompson 100 010 - 000 010 no slaves
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 4 or under 1835-1840 = Son A
1 male 20-29 1810-1820 = Silas (b. 1809)
1 female 20-29 1810-1820 = Mary Ann (b. 1819)
Silas is in the wrong age class, and the child is the wrong gender, but given his neighbors, I'm inclined to believe this is our subject's household.  Listed just below Silas's brothers, John Henry, Abraham, and Ralph; and listed one line above Silas's brother Francis B., who is one line above an Isaac G. THOMPSON, whose relationship is unknown.  This enumerator did not record occupations, for anyone.

3.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #50 of 88):  Southern Dist., Lauderdale Co., MS, Roll M432_375, p. 349B, 342/352, enumerated 22 Oct 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Silas Thompson 41 M   Farmer   Ga
Mary A 30 F       Ala
Sarah 10 F       Ala
Elizabeth G  9 F       Ala
Lucinda H A  8 F       Ala
Silas S?  6 M       Ala
Henry  4 M       Mi

4.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #14 of 39):  Centre Beat, Lauderdale Co., MS, Roll M653_585, p. 254, PN 14, 87/87, enumerated 23 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
M A Thompson 41 F   Farmer   2000 Ala
Sarah    " 19 F   Dom Bus     Miss
Lucinda  " 18 F   Dom Bus     Miss
Silas    " 16 M   Farm Laberer     Miss
John H   " 14 M         Miss

5.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find.

6.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find.

7.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

8.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find.

10.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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