Category Archives: THOMPSON

Hugh THOMPSON and Jane McCARROLL family

Hugh THOMPSON was born about 1840 in Ireland.

He married Jane McCARROLL on 4 September 1856 in Carnmoney, County Antrium, Ireland. Jane was the daughter of James McCARROLL.

Jane died on 11 January 1877.

Hugh married Agnes before March of 1879. On 4 March 1879, Hugh arrived in New York City aboard the ship Ethiopia. His wife Anges and two youngest children, Mary Ann and John, were also on the ship.

By 1880, all of the Thompson children had arrived in the United States. The family lived in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana. The family later moved to Butler County, Ohio.

Hugh died in 1905 and was buried in Middletown Cemetery in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio on 9 May 1905. Agnes’ death date and place is unknown.

Hugh and Jane had 7 children, all born in Belfast or Carnmoney, County Antrium, Ireland:

  1. William J Thomspson (24 Oct 1858 – 16 Dec 1941) married Libbie Davidson (16 May 1869 – 8 May 1934).
  2. Margaret J Thompson (10 Nov 1861 – 16 Aug 1939) married 1st Charles Wollaston. Married 2nd Henry Edward Bentzel (6 Nov 1866 – 7 Oct 1948).
  3. Agnes Thompson (abt 1865 – bef 1910) married Robert N Schenck (May 1862 – 29 Nov 1922).
  4. Bertha Thompson (30 Mar 1865 – 14 Feb 1958) married John Lincoln Blair (22 Jun 1864 – 23 Jan 1939).
  5. Hugh Andrew Thompson (20 Aug 1867 – 29 May 1930) married Nannie Isabel Blair (9 Aug 1865 – 26 Apr 1947).
  6. Mary Ann Thompson (16 Jul 1869 – ?)
  7. John Jerome Thompson (12 Jul 1871 – 26 Jun 1932).

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John Lincoln BLAIR and Bertha THOMPSON family

John Lincoln BLAIR was born 22 June 1864 in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio. He was the only son among 6 children born to John BLAIR and Barbara McCLAIN, Scottish immigrants.

John Lincoln BLAIR married Bertha THOMPSON on 15 January 1891 in Butler County, Ohio.

Bertha THOMPSON was born Rebecca THOMPSON on 30 March 1865 in Carnmoney, County Antrium, Ireland. She was the daughter of Hugh THOMPSON and Jane McCARROLL.

John Lincoln BLAIR died on 23 January 1939 in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio. Bertha moved to Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio after his death and died there on 14 February 1958.

They had 6 children:

  1. Hugh Thompson BLAIR (8 Feb 1892 – 21 Jul 1973) married Mary Elizabeth SALEE (19 Sep 1895 – 1959).
  2. Charles Lincoln BLAIR (12 Oct 1893 – 27 Sep 1976) married Edna ZELLERS (10 May 1894 – 28 Apr 1980).
  3. Agnes Lucille (or Hazel E) BLAIR (12 Mar 1896 – 26 Nov 1986) married Clarence Orville DIENST (14 Jul 1895 – 27 Sep 1970).
  4. John Milton BLAIR (30 Mar 1899 – 31 Oct 1963) married Helen C COMER (18 Jul 1900 – 17 Jan 1972).
  5. Paul Vincent BLAIR (11 Jan 1907 – 13 Jun 1983)
  6. Eugene R BLAIR (14 Sep 1911 – 29 Mar 1970) married Mary L (abt 1912 – ?).

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