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Joseph G Thompson

Male 1881 - 1915

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  • Born  Jul 1881  Hopewell, Washington Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  13 May 1915  Saint Louis, Saint Louis (city), Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Saint Louis, Saint Louis (city), Missouri, USA - Bellefontaine Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I312  Clarkson
    Last Modified  30 May 2018 

    Father  Newton Jasper Thompson,   b. 9 Jan 1846,   d. 26 Nov 1921 
    Mother  Martha Thomas Robinson,   b. 13 Nov 1852, Washington Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1929 
    Married  3 Sep 1872 
    Family ID  F80  Group Sheet

    Family  Marie Hoeffner,   b. Abt 1880,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F118  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Notes for Joseph G Thompson; compiled by Pamela Hutchison Garrett, 2013; for Family Stories at

      Joseph G. Thompson, youngest son of Martha Thomas Robinson and Newton Jasper Thompson, was a member of the St. Louis Fire Department. Joe was killed while fighting a fire on 13 May 1915.
      [source] Comments by Blanche Aubin Clarkson Hutchison, drawn from "My Own Edmonstons and a Few Others", by Charles Ninian Edmonston, 1971.

      1900 Census of Washington county Missouri; Concord ts; pg 163
      Jasper Thompson; married 28 years; farmer
      Martha Thompson; 48, Nov 1851; 9 of 10 children living
      Jos Thompson; 19, Jul 1881
      Edwin Thompson; 23, Jun 1876
      Arthur Thompson; 17, Jun 1882
      Julia Thompson; 10, May 1890
      Cleveland Thompson; 8, Jul 1892
      Henry Thompson; 6, Jan 1894

      1910 Census of St Louis county, Missouri; St Louis, 9th Ward
      Joseph G Thompson; 29 (1881) Missouri
      Marie H Thompson; 34 (1876) Missouri
      George Striet; 9 (1901) Missouri; stepson

      Thompson - Suddenly on Thursday May 13, 1915 at 10:15 pm Joseph G Thompson, Beloved husband of Marie Streit Thompson (nee Hoeffner), father of George Streit and dear son of Mr and Mr NJ Thompson and our dear brother.
      Due notice of funeral later from the Kron Chapel 1707 North Grand Ave
      Deceased was a member of Beacon Lodge No 3, A Mand AM, St Louis Chapter No 8, R. A. A. St Louis Chapter, Hiram Council N 1 Ascalon Cammandery No 16, K. T. St Louis Fire Dept, Captain.
      [source] From the Family Records of Albert Luther Clarkson.

      A telegram was received here last Thursday night stating that Capt Joseph Thompson of the St Louis fire department had died in that city from injuries received in a hose wagon colliding with a street car a few hours previous. He was a son of Mr and Mrs Jasper Thompson of Hopewell.
      [source] Potosi journal (Potosi, Missouri), May 19, 1915. From the database of Chronicling America.