Biography of Samuel L. Thompson
Tipton County, IN Biographies





SAMUEL L. THOMPSON was born in Hamilton County, Ind. September 18, 1841, and was reared in his native county. He attended the common schools, and later the Union High School at Westfield two years. He then engaged in teaching several winters, farming through the summer months. In 1870, he removed to Tipton County, Ind., purchased a farm of 160 acres in Cicero Township, and resided there till the fall of 1882, when he sold his farm. In the spring of 1833, he purchased 120 acres in Section 19, in Cicero Township, and moved upon it. His farm is well drained, with ninety acres under cultivation. Mr. Thompson was married, September 21, 1865, in Tipton County, to Miss Lucy H. Houser. They have had six children - Indiana P., Edith B., Lillian A., Lena V., Isaac M. (deceased) and Samuel W. (deceased). Mr. Thompson enlisted March 16, 1865, in Company G, One Hundred and Forty seventh Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and was discharged the 17th of the following August.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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