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Thompson, Frank H.


Age: 0, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): 21st OH INF
Service: enl, Co. C, OH 21st INF on 4/27/61, m/o, 8/12/61 at Columbus, OH

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Birth: 1839, Vermont
Death: 09/09/1911

Burial: Fort Meigs Cemetery, Perrysburg, OH
Marker/Plot: No_Marker; Block 3 Site 42 Lot 1
Gravestone researcher/photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 55750094


Alias?: None Noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: Unknown


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Fort Meigs Cemetery, Perrysburg, OH

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Frank H. Thompson, a lifelong resident of Wood County, died at his home East of town monday morning, from a sudden attack of heart trouble.

Mr. Thompson was born in Rutland, Vermont, July 28, 1839, and died August 7th, 1911, aged 71 years and 9 days. When but an infant, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Augusta M. Thompson, moved to Perrysburg, and this place has been his home ever since.

He received his education here, and worked in his father's general mercantile store. Later he turned to railroading. He was, in turn, brakeman, conductor, in 1863 was appointed agent for the C. H. & D. at this place. He held this position for one year, and then retired to go into the dry goods business.

In 1861 he enlisted as a volunteer in the cause of the North for four months, and received an honorable discharge. He was married in 1865 to Mrs. Amanda Spafford, and to this union were born two sons, Leland and Edward.

In 1870 Mr. Thompson purchased 67 acres near Perrysburg, and abandoned the store business for farming. For many years past Mr. Thompson had been in the Government service connected with the revenue department, and won an enviable reputation as one of the most efficient men in the service.

The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon from the residence, burial a Fort Meigs Cemetery.

Perrysburg (OH) Journal, Aug. 11, 1911
Courtesy of Deanna French

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