Archie Thompson

M, #393, b. 1915, d. 25 February 1981
FatherVernon "Vern" Thompson b. 19 Feb 1889, d. 16 Oct 1954
MotherQuail Roberts b. Sep 1895, d. 1918
RelationshipGranduncle of Kellie Sue Thompson
FamilyThe Thompson Family
ChartsLewis Thompson Descendants
Alexander Waggonner Descendants
     Archie Thompson was born in 1915 at Arkansas. He was the son of Vernon "Vern" Thompson and Quail Roberts. Archie Thompson died on 25 February 1981 at Greenfield, California. He was buried on 3 March 1981 at Rule Cemetery, Green Forest, Carroll, Arkansas.
Archie Thompson's obituary was published in March 1981 . Crawford Herman Thompson, Charles Winford "Charlie" Thompson, Claud William Thompson, Estelle Pearl Truman, Dixie Elzey, Ruth B Griggs, Lenora Floye Butler, Geneva Rose "Rosie" Dolph and Venna Elizabeth Thompson were listed as survivors in the obituary.
Archie L. Thompson

Archie Lee Thompson, 66, of Greenfield, Calif., died Feb. 25 at Greenfield.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ruby Bradshaw Thompson of the home; seven children: four brothers, John Thompson, Crawford Thompson, Charlie Thompson of Springdale, Claude Thompson of Kingston; six sisters, Mrs. Estelle Truman of Lowell, Mrs. Golda Nobles of Howe, Okla., Mrs. Dixie Elsey and Mrs. Ruth Griggs of Huntsville, Mrs. Floy Butler of Springdale and Mrs. Rosie Daulph of Tulsa, Okla.; his stepmother, Mrs. Verna Thompson of Springdale; and 19 grandchildren.

Services were Tuesday, March 3, in Nelson Funeral Home in Green Forest. Burial was in Rule Cemetery.

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     Archie Thompson was mentioned on the draft card of Vernon "Vern" Thompson on 5 June 1917 at War Eagle Township, Madison County, Arkansas; He listed his home address as Wharton, Arkansas. His birth date was listed as Feb. 19, 1888 in Texas. He was a farmer supporting a wife and two children. He claimed an exemption for a dependant family and occupation as well as a physical disability. He describes himself as medium height and medium build with dark eyes and dark brown hair.
World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about Verne Thompson Name: Verne Thompson
County: Madison
State: Arkansas
Birthplace: Texas;United States of America
Birth Date: 19 Feb 1888
Race: Caucasian (White)
FHL Roll Number: 1530477
DraftBoard: 0

Source Citation: Registration Location: Madison County, Arkansas; Roll 1530477; Draft Board: 0.
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
Original data: United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls. Imaged from Family History Library microfilm.
His mother Quail Roberts died in 1918 at Madison County, Arkansas.

Archie Thompson appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Madison County, Arkansas, in the household of George Roberts and Margaret Martin, his grandparents. His father, Vernon "Vern", and his sister, Estelle Pearl, are also living in the household. Archie was not attending school.
1920 United States Federal Census
about George Roberts Name: George Roberts
[George Robles]
Home in 1920: Purdy, Madison, Arkansas
Age: 65
Estimated birth year: abt 1855
Birthplace: Kansas
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
[Head]
Spouse's name: Margret Roberts
Father's Birth Place: United States of America
Mother's Birth Place: Missouri
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Own
Able to read: No
Able to Write: No
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Household Members: Name Age
George Roberts 65
Margret Roberts 69
Vern Thompson 27
[29]
Archie Thompson 5
Estel Thompson 2
[2 11/12]

Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Purdy, Madison, Arkansas; Roll T625_71; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 79; Image: 819.

Source Information:

Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
Original data: Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 are on roll 323 (Chicago City).



Archie Thompson appeared on the 1930 Federal Census Madison County, Arkansas in the household of his parents, Vernon "Vern" Thompson and Venna Elizabeth Stansell.
1930 United States Federal Census
about Vern Thompson Name: Vern Thompson
Home in 1930: War Eagle, Madison, Arkansas
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Age: 41
Estimated birth year: abt 1889
Birthplace: Texas
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Venna Thompson
Race: White
Occupation:

Education:

Military service:

Rent/home value:

Age at first marriage:

Parents' birthplace: View image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Vern Thompson 41
Venna Thompson 26
Archie L Thompson 15
Esther O Thompson 13
Golda E Thompson 8
Claud W Thompson 6
Ruth P Thompson 4 6/12
Crawford H Thompson 2 11/12
Davie L Thompson 1 2/12


Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: War Eagle, Madison, Arkansas; Roll 82; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 28; Image: 533.0.

Source Information:

Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.
Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.
His father Vernon "Vern" Thompson died on 16 October 1954 at Springdale, Washington, Arkansas.
Archie Thompson of Greenfield, Calif. was listed in Vernon "Vern" Thompson's obituary on 17 October 1954 as a surviving son.
Vernon Thompson Dies October 16; Rites at Kingston

Vernon Thompson, 65, died Saturday morning. October 16 at 1:30 a.m. at his home in Springdale after a long illness.

He was born February 19, 1889 at Perrie Lee, Texas but had been a resident of Arkansas for 62 years. Mr. Thompson was converted some time ago and had lived a devoted Christian life since.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Venna Thompson, six sons and six daughters, Archie Thompson, Greenfield, Calif., Crawford Thompson, Springdale, Vernon Thompson Jr., Tulsa, Okla., Claude Thompson, Huntsville, John Carl and Charlie of the home; Mrs. Lenora Butler, Springdale, Mrs. Ruth Griggs, Kingston, Mrs. Estelle Cook, Springdale, Mrs. Goldie Nobles and Mrs. Rosie Dolph of Tulsa, Okla. and Mrs. Dixie Calico, Huntsville; three brothers, Fields Thompson, Shreveport, La. and George Thompson, Greenville, Texas; one sister, Lizzie Stroud of Huntsville, and 22 grandchildren.

Graveside services conducted by Rev. Noel Easterling were held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Kingston. Burial was in the Kingston cemetery under the direction of the Brashears Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were D.L. Thompson, Melton Thompson, Olen Thompson, Melvin Stroud, Bea Stroud and Earnest Combs.

Archie Thompson of Greenfield, California was listed in Vernon "Pete" Thompson Jr.'s obituary in February 1980 as a surviving brother.
Vernon J. "Pete" Thompson, 49, of Howe, Oklahoma, died February 25 in Sparks Memorial Hospital in Fort Smith. Born February 2, 1931, at Truth (Madison County), he was the son of Vernon and Vena Stansell Thompson. He was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Howe, was a veteran of Korea and was an employee of Arkansas Best Freight Co., in Fort Smith.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Linda Sue Sisk Thompson of the home; two sons, Randall Thompson of Howe, Oklahoma, and James Thompson of the home; three daughters, Mrs. Brenda Ally of Chouteau, Oklahoma, Mrs. Trena Sommers of Poteau, Oklahoma, and Mrs. Reela Calihan of Heavener, Oklahoma; his mother of Springdale; five brothers, Archie Thompson of Greenfield, California, Claude Thompson of Kingston, Crawford Thompson, John Thompson and Charles Thompson of Springdale; six sisters, Mrs. Estelle Freeman of Lowell, Mrs. Goldie Nobles of Howe, Oklahoma, Mrs. Ruth Griggs and Mrs. Dixie Elsey of Huntsville, Mrs. Floye Butler of Springdale and Mrs. Rose Wright of Tulsa, Oklahoma; and two grandchildren.

Services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, in Downum Funeral Home, Heavener, Oklahoma. Burial was in Howe, Oklahoma Cemetery.

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V. J. "Pete" Thompson Vernon J . "Pete" Thompson, 49, of Howe, Oklahoma, died February 25 in Sparks Memorial Memorial Hospital in Fort Smith. Born February 2, 1931, at Truth (Madison County), he was the son of Vernon and Vena Stansell Thompson. He was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Howe, was a veteran of Korea and was an employee of Arkansas Best Freight Co., in Fort Smith. , Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Linda Sue Sisk Thompson Thompson of the home; two sons, Randall Thompson of Howe, Oklahoma, and James Thompson Thompson of the home; three daughters, daughters, Mrs. Brenda Ally of Chouteau, Oklahoma, Mrs. Trena Sommers of Poteau, Oklahoma, and Mrs. Reela t Calihan of Heavener, Oklahoma; Oklahoma; his mother, of Spring-dale; Spring-dale; Spring-dale; five brothers, Archie Thompson of Greenfield, California, California, Claude Thompson of Kingston, Crawford Thompson, Thompson, John . Thompson and Charles Thompson of Spring-dale; Spring-dale; Spring-dale; six sisters, Mrs. Estelle Freeman of Lowell, Mrs. Goldie Nobles of Howe, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, Mrs. Ruth Griggs and Mrs. Dixie Elsey of Huntsville, Huntsville, Mrs. Floye Butler of Springdale and Mrs. Rose Wright of Tulsa, Oklahoma; and two grandchildren." Services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, in Downum Funeral Home, Heavener, Oklahoma. Burial was in Howe, Oklahoma Cemetery. Cemetery.