Biography of Henry C. Thompson
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

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Thompson, Henry C., son of Aaron M. and Phoebe Chapman Thompson, was born November 1, 1857. Aaron Thompson's children were Frank C., Anna L., wife of James A. Fake of Bacon Hill; Isabella C., wife of Dr. Charles E. Crandall of Fort Edward; Sarah E., wife of Reed Cramer of Bacon Hill; Henry C. and one daughter deceased. Both of Mr. Thompson's parents are deceased. His great-grandfather on the maternal side, Samuel Chapman, was a soldier in the Revolutionary war. The record preserved of this ancestor says be was born at East Haddam, Conn., January 12, 1755; was married to Zilpha Gates, September 4, 1783, and taken prisoner at White Plains and confined on a British prison ship for a long time, and was liber ated with health so impaired that he died a few months after being exchanged. Mr. Thompson is a Republican in . politics and has held the office of commissioner of highways, justice of the peace, elected supervisor in 1896 and is now serving his third term in the board. He has been a delegate to the various county and other conventions, thereby attesting the esteem in which he is held in the party and by his fellow citizens. In October, 1890, Mr. Thompson married Ida A. Mulford; they have no children.


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