William Franklin Thompson
and Margaret Maggie Blair
William Franklin Thompson b 5 Apr 1884 TN d 13 Nov 1946 Letcher Co KY; age 62; buried Preston Blair Cemetery, Jeremiah, Letcher Co KY; findagrave 63320313; s/o L D Thompson and Julia Byrd. William Franklin Thompson m. 9 Sept 1916 Letcher Co KY to Margaret Maggie Blair b 23 Oct 1898 d 8 Dec 1986; age 88; buried Preston Blair Cemetery, Jeremiah, Letcher Co KY; findagrave 125817831; d/o Samuel Blair and Susannah Roark. Children of William Franklin Thompson and Margaret Maggie Blair;
1. James L Thompson b 6 Aug 1917 KY d 16 Oct 1996; age 79; Ironton, Lawrence Co OH; buried Woodland Cemetery, Ironton, Lawrence Co OH; findagrave 201504211; m. Ruth Unknown b 1926.
2. William F Willie Thompson b 23 Jan 1919 Letcher Co KY d 14 Mar 2004 OH; buried Woodland Cemetery, Ironton, Lawrence Co OH; findagrave 139949485; m. Pauline Fout b 27 Feb 1933 OH d 24 Apr 1999 Ironton, Lawrence Co OH; buried Woodland Cemetery, Ironton, Lawrence Co OH; findagrave 139950040.
3. Helmer Thompson (f) b 10 Mar 1921 d 27 Sept 1993; buried William Adams Cemetery, Jeremiah, Letcher Co KY; findagrave 117037063; m. Arthur Adams b 25 May 1909 d 18 Dec 1980; buried William Adams Cemetery, Jeremiah, Letcher Co KY; findagrave 117037039; s/o Henry Adams and Usley Adams.
4. Sarah E Thompson b 27 May 1922 d 21 Feb 1969; age 46; buried Preston Blair Cemetery, Jeremiah, Letcher Co KY; findagrave 63320051
5. Martha Thompson b abt 1923 KY
6. Susan Thompson b 9 Oct 1925 Jeremiah, Letcher Co KY d 25 Jul 2010; age 84; Ironton, Lawrence Co OH: buried Sugar Creek Cemetery, Ironton, Lawrence Co OH; findagrave 55615646; m. Johnie Stanley May b 16 Jun 1919 Wolfe Co KY d 25 Sept 1984; age 65; Greenup Co KY; buried Sugar Creek Cemetery, Ironton, Lawrence Co OH; findagrave 139932341; s/o Charles Cleveland May and Betty Fugate.
7. Tom Reed Thompson b abt 1928 KY
8. Marie Thompson b abt 1930 KY
9. Ruth Thompson b abt 1932 KY
10. Dorothy Thompson b abt 1934 KY
11. Don Thompson b 25 Aug 1936 KY d 25 Sept 2010 Paulding OH; buried Blair Cemetery in Emerald Township, Paulding Co OH; m. Janet Sitton.
12. Frances Thompson b abt 1940 KY
Obituary: Susan Thompson May
9 Oct 1925 - 25 Jul 2010
Source - Findagrave 55615646: Susan May, 84, of Ironton, (Lawrence Co OH), passed away Sunday, July 25, 2010, peacefully at home. The Jeremiah, Ky., native was born Oct. 9, 1925, the daughter of the late William and Maggie Blair Thompson.
Susan grew up on Blair Branch Holler in Whitesburg, Ky., and attended Blair Branch schools. She was an active member of City Mission Church in Ironton. She worked as a self employed Home Health Care Aid for 20 years. She was a lady of grace and courage and strived to take care of everyone.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by husband, Johnnie May whom she married in 1942; daughter, Maggie Lynn May; five brothers, James, Thomas, William, Don and Sam Thompson; four sisters, Amentia (Helmer) Adams, Martha Cummings, Sarah Joe Adams and Virginia (Dorothy) Jackson; and a granddaughter, Hope May.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law of Pedro and Ironton; three sisters and two brothers-in-law; a brother, of Kitts Hill; nine grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and three great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at City Welfare Mission Church with Rev. James Cremeans officiating. Burial will follow in Sugar Creek Cemetery (Ironton, Lawrence Co OH). Body will lie in state 1 hour prior to the service. Friends may call Wednesday from 6 until 9 pm at Phillips Funeral Home.
The Ironton Tribune
1920 Letcher Co KY Census Lower Rockhouse ED 64
81 81 Thompson William F. Head M W 39 M TN Ireland TN Miner Coal mines
81 81 Thompson Maggie Wife F W 21 M KY KY KY
81 81 Thompson James Son M W 2 4/12 S KY KY KY
81 81 Thompson William F Jr. Son M W 11/12 S KY KY KY
82 82 Brumett Vannus Head M W 32 M KY KY KY Miner Coal mine
Vanover was surname then crossed out over-written with Brumett
82 82 Brumett Malvey Wife F W 22 M KY KY KY
82 82 Brumett Annie Daughter F W 7 S KY KY KY
82 82 Brumett Willie Son M W 3 6/12 S KY KY KY
82 82 Brumett Elbert Son M W 1 6/12 S KY KY KY
1940 Letcher Co KY Census District 3
41 Thompson William L Head M W 58 M KY Laborer Road Construction
41 Thompson Maggie Wife F W 41 M KY
41 Thompson James Son M W 22 S KY
41 Thompson Willie Son M W 21 S KY
41 Thompson Helmer Daughter F W 19 S KY
41 Thompson Sarah Daughter F W 18 S KY
41 Thompson Martha Daughter F W 17 S KY
41 Thompson Susan Daughter F W 15 S KY
41 Thompson Tom Reed Son M W 12 S KY
41 Thompson Marie Daughter F W 10 S KY
41 Thompson Ruth Daughter F W 8 S KY
41 Thompson Dorothy Daughter F W 6 S KY
41 Thompson Don Son M W 4 S KY
41 Thompson Frances daughter F W 11/12 S KY