17 February 2011

Estate Suit - James Thompson v Elizabeth Thompson (Roll 48)

Roll 48 Box 109 case number 2141 – June 1879
James Thompson v Elizabeth Thompson

By Pamela Pattison Lash

This case involved a land transaction, which is another type of action found in the old Civil and Criminal Court records.  This case included a list of people involved in the suit.

In his suit James Thompson listed the following people:
William Thompson
Albert Thompson
Nullel Jesse Estep
Jacob Estep
Mary J Wilson
Joe Wilson
Martha Webster/Whitaker
Thomas Webster/Whitaker
Betsey Geesman
George Geesman
Nancy Shafer
Elias Shafer
Elvira Thompson
A, Thompson
Elizabeth Thompson
William Letcher
Elizabeth Thompson, widow of Turner Thompson

Turner Thompson b1798 VA married Elizabeth Thompson b1798 VA on 15 Aug 1817 in Fauquier Co, VA

Turner purchased 80A on 16 Oct 1835 at the Wapakonetta, OH Land Office – Turner Thompson of Williams County, OH

1840 Jefferson, Williams, Ohio; Roll: 227; Page: 433; Image: 461; Family History Library Film: 0020179.
Farmer Thompson
1m under 5
2m 10-14
1m 20-29
1m 40-49
1f under 5
2f 5-9
1f 10-14
2f 15-19
1f 40-49
Total of 12 free persons – 5 employed in agriculture

1850 Jefferson, Williams, Ohio; Roll: M432_741; Page: 22B; Image: 49.
h/h 304/306 Thompson, Turner 49 VA farmer
Elizabeth 49 VA
Joseph 21 OH
John 19 OH
Martha 17 OH
Louisa 15 OH
Albert 13 OH
Nancy 11 OH

1860 Brady, Williams, Ohio; Roll: M653_1052; Page: 151; Image: 308; Family History Library Film: 805052.
h/h 417 Gesserman, George 55 PA
Elizabeth 45 VA

In a legal notice, which was posted in the Bryan Press, 27 Sept 1877, p2, the estate of Turner Thompson was finalized and mentioned son Albert Thompson of Burlington, Iowa. – see Thompson divorce

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