James Robert THOMPSON 2
- Born: 22 May 1854, Linn Co, IA 3
- Marriage (1): Susan NULL\KNOLL about 1877 1
- Marriage (2): Jennie Louise WICKHAM on 15 Aug 1905 in Marion, Linn Co, IA 2
- Died: 8 Jun 1940, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA at age 86 4
- Buried: 10 Jun 1940, Campbell Cemetery, Bertrum Twp, Linn Co, IA 4
James' son by his 1st wife, Charles Thompson, married Louise Katherine Wickham, niece of James's second wife, Jennie Wickham.
1900 IA CENSUS, Linn Co, Bertrum Twp:
James Thompson, May 1855, 46, married 23 yrs, b. IA, parents b. PA, farmer; wife Susan, May 1869, 40, married 23 yrs, 10 children, 10 living, b. IA, father b. PA, mother b. OH; dau. Mavel(?), Nov 1880, 19; son James, Dec 1883, 16; son William, Mar 1887, 13; dau. Leah, Jan 1889; 11; son Charles, Jan 1891, 9; dau. Jane, Dec 1893, 6; son Melvin, Oct 1896, 3. All children were b. IA and parents b. IA.
1905 IA CENSUS, Linn Co, Bertrum Twp: James Thompson, William Thompson, Charles Thompson, Janie Thompson.
OBIT: The Marion Sentinel (IA), June 13, 1940: an Iowa pioneer; he was long a resident of Cedar Rapids. He had 53 living descendants, including 9 children, 30 grandchildren & 14 great-grandchildren.
CEMETERY RECORDS: James Thompson was buried next to his first wife Susan. His stone said "Father" and hers said "Mother".
James married Susan NULL\KNOLL about 1877.1 (Susan NULL\KNOLL was born in 1860 in IA,1 died in 1902 in probably Bertrum Twp, Linn Co, IA 3 and was buried in Campbell Cemetery, Bertrum Twp, Linn Co, IA 3.)
James next married Jennie Louise WICKHAM, daughter of Benjamin WICKHAM Jr. and Mary Elizabeth RIDDLE, on 15 Aug 1905 in Marion, Linn Co, IA.2 (Jennie Louise WICKHAM was born in Dec 1866 in Tama Co, IA 1 and died after 1930.)