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The Thompson Genealogy


Norman Thompson, and his wife, the former Harriet Allen,  were early settlers of Ashtabula County, Ohio.  They had at least one child, James Orson Thompson, who was born 23 May 1837 in Rock Creek, Ashtabula County, Ohio and who died in 1907 in Farmington, Trumbull County, Ohio.    James Orson married first, Laura Lamira Latimer on 26 October 1865 in Rock Creek, Ashtabula County, Ohio.  He married second, Eliza Allen, on 2 May 1876 in Trumbull County, Ohio, the daughter of Milo Allen and Clarissa Merchant.  Eliza was born 1846 in Southington, Trumbull County, Ohio, and died 11 March 1912 in Farmington, Trumbull County, Ohio.

It is believed that James Orson Thompson did have children with Laura Latimer, but their identity is unknown at this time.   

James Orson Thompson and Eliza Allen had one known child,
Milo David, who was  born 29 June 1877 in Southington, Trumbull County, Ohio and he died 5 January 1940 in Kinsman, Trumbull County, Ohio.  He married Vinnie May Curtis   7 September 1897, the daughter of John Curtis and Nettie Lord.  She was born 10 April 1878 in Farmington, Trumbull County, Ohio and died 20 April 1925 in Warren, Ohio.  Milo and Vinnie May Thompson had  seven children, all born in either Southington or Farmington.

(1) 
Ethel Lorene Thompson, born 17 November 1898 in Southington, and she died 9 November        1961 in Costa Mesa, California.  She married Reginald George Burge, the son of William Burge and Emily Pritchard, who was born 23 April 1892 in Somerset, England, and who died  20 July 1980 in Mineral Ridge, Ohio.  Ethel and Reginald Burge had six children.

(2)   Harr
iette Maud Thompson was born 5 August 1900 in Farmington and she died 23 April 1926 in Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio.   She had married Roy H Quiggle;  the couple had no children.

(3) 
Glenn Eugene Thompson was born 2 July 1902 in Farmington, Trumbull County, Ohio and he died
31 January 1990 in Champion, Trumbull County, Ohio.  He married
Mayme Prim Porter and they had
one child.

(4) 
Lewis J Thompson, born 28 March 1903 in Farmington, Ohio

(5) 
Lloyd Lyle Thompson, born 25 May 1905 in Farmington and he died 19 June 1987 in Mesopotamia,
Trumbull County, Ohio.  He married
Maude Grove and they had eight children.

(6) 
Doris Ione Thompson was born 22 December 1906 in Farmington, Ohio and she died  26 January
1999, Tuskahoma, Oklahoma.  She married first,
Forrest Cone, and they had two children.  She married
second,
Dave Hill

(7) 
Curtis Allen Thompson was born 15 August 1911 in Southington, Trumbull County, Ohio.  He
married Gladys McCartney and they had two children.

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