Alexander Lee Thompson

M, #404, b. 10 January 1868, d. 27 October 1957
FatherWilliam Alfred Thompson b. 1838, d. 1905
MotherIreva Waggonner b. 1843, d. 1889
RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Kellie Sue Thompson
FamilyThe Thompson Family
ChartsLewis Thompson Descendants
Alexander Waggonner Descendants
     Alexander Lee Thompson was born on 10 January 1868 at Mulberry, Lincoln County, Tennessee. He was the son of William Alfred Thompson and Ireva Waggonner. Alexander Lee Thompson married Susie Cook Knelpp on 23 December 1903 at Shreveport, Louisiana. Alexander Lee Thompson died on 27 October 1957 at Shreveport, Louisiana, at age 89.

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     Alexander Lee Thompson appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Caldwell, Texas, in the household of William Alfred Thompson and Ireva Waggonner.
1880 United States Federal Census
about W. A. Thomson Name: W. A. Thomson
Home in 1880: Caldwell, Texas
Age: 40
Estimated birth year: abt 1840
Birthplace: Tennessee
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's name: Areve Thomson
Father's birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's birthplace: North Carolina
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Occupation: Farming
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
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Household Members: Name Age
W. A. Thomson 40
Areve Thomson 34
Lee Thomson 12
George Thomson 10
Wilson Thomson 6
Mattie Thomson 4
Lizzie Thomson 2
Thomson 2m
Boniface Ferirer 49

Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: , Caldwell, Texas; Roll 1294; Family History Film: 1255294; Page: 265D; Enumeration District: 29; .

Source Information: and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site.
Original data: Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

His mother Ireva Waggonner died in 1889 at Praire Lea, Caldwell County, Texas. His father William Alfred Thompson died in 1905 at Kingston, Madison, Arkansas.
Alexander Lee Thompson of Shreveport, La was listed in Vernon "Vern" Thompson's obituary on 17 October 1954 as a surviving brother.
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.


Susie Cook Knelpp b. 17 Dec 1883, d. 1 Jul 1964