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Chancy Burton Thompson

Chancy Burton Thompson

Male 1883 - 1963  (80 years)

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  • Name Chancy Burton Thompson 
    Born 08 Aug 1883  Mercer County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Nov 1963  Goodland, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 19 Nov 1963  Brewster Cemetery, Brewster, Thomas County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I14  Thompson
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2004 

    Father William Sheldon Thompson,   b. 28 Apr 1860, Shelby County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1946, Brewster, Thomas County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Nancy Ann Cox,   b. 05 Jan 1859, Mercer County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Feb 1937, Rawlins County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 31 Aug 1882  Mercer County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Florence Annette Eppler,   b. 15 Feb 1896, Flint, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Aug 1980, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1914  Racine, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Nancy Jensina Thompson,   b. 03 Oct 1916, Racine, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 2000, Goodland, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +2. Letha Eileen Thompson,   b. 11 Nov 1918, Thomas County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jan 1965, Goodland, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    +3. Margret Frances Thompson
    +4. Carl Burton Thompson,   b. 29 Sep 1923, Racine, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1958, Denver, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    +5. William Jack Thompson,   b. 24 Jan 1926, Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1980, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     6. Carol Joyce Thompson
    +7. Patricia Ann Thompson
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2003 
    Family ID F9  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    William Sheldon Thompson and Nancy Ann Cox and Children.
    William Sheldon Thompson and Nancy Ann Cox and Children.
    William Sheldon Thompson and Nancy Ann Cox and Children, Bert (5) in front, Charley (4) in back Willie (2) held by WS, Bessie (5 months) held by Nancy. Taken about June 1889.
    Chancy Burton Thompson
    Chancy Burton Thompson
    Taken about 1906.
    Chancy Burton Thompson
    Chancy Burton Thompson
    Taken 25 Nov 1914.
    Chancy and Florence Thompson.
    Chancy and Florence Thompson.
    Taken 25 Nov 1914.
    William Sheldon And Nancy Ann (Cox)Thompson's Children
    William Sheldon And Nancy Ann (Cox)Thompson's Children
    Left to Right: Elmer, Idonia, Fred, Addie, Ivan, Bessie, Charley and Chancy Thompson. Only one missing is William, he passed away in 1924.
    4 generations of Thompsons
    Chancey holding granddaughter Twila and son Carl on the left and his father William Sheldon Thompson on the right. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)

    Documents
    1910 United States Federal Census Record - Hale, Thomas County, Kansas - Sheet 1
    1910 United States Federal Census Record - Hale, Thomas County, Kansas - Sheet 1
    1900 United States Federal Census Record - Somersett Township, Mercer County, Missouri - Sheet 4
    1900 United States Federal Census Record - Somersett Township, Mercer County, Missouri - Sheet 4
    1905 - Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925 Record - Barrett, Thomas County. Kansas - Page 5
    1905 - Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925 Record - Barrett, Thomas County. Kansas - Page 5
    1930 United States Federal Census Record - Llanos, Sherman County, Kansas - Sheet 2
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)

    Headstones
    Thompson, Chancy Burton
    Thompson, Chancy Burton
    Thompson, Florence A. 1896 - 1980, Chancy B. 1883 - 1963

  • Notes 
    • Obit:
      Obituary
      Chancy Burton Thompson, son of William Sheldon and Nancy Cox Thompson, was born Aug. 8, 1883, at Mercer, Mo., and passed away at the Good Samaritan Rest Home, Goodland, Nov. 16, 1963, at 80 years of age.
      Burt lives in Missouri until the family moved by covered wagon to Thomas County in 1903, and on Nov. 26, 1914, was united in marriage to Florence Eppler at Racine, Wisc. To this union were born seven children.
      In 1929 Burt and his family moved back to Thomas County and the family grew up in Brewster.
      He was baptised and united with the Methodist Church, Brewster and took part in other community affairs. He was also a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge.
      Burt was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and a sister, and his son Carl, who died in 1958.
      He is survived by his wife, Florence, Brewster; daughters, Mrs. Nancy Sporing, Goodland; Mrs. Letha Dickson, Sharon Springs; Mrs. Margaret Walker, Sharon Springs; a son Bill Thompson, Fargan, Okla.
      Daughters, Mrs. Carol Sporing, Brewster; and Patricia Ann Wolfe, La Salle, Colo.; four brothers, Charley Thompson, Brewster; Ivan Thompson, Goodland; Fred Thompson, Brewster; and Elic Thompson, Denver.
      Also two sisters, Mrs. Addie McAdams, Wray, Colo.; and Mrs. William Wright, Brewster; 21 grand-children, 10 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.
      Services were held at the Brewster Methodist Church, with Rev. Marien Holbert officiating. Organist was Mrs. J. N. Mullender, and Gregory Eicher was soloist. Burial was in the Brewster cemetery.

      Obit:
      C. B. Thompson dies at age 80
      Chancy Burton Thompson, 80, retired rancher of the Brewster area died Saturday night at the Good Samaritan Center. He had been a resident at the home here for the past two years.
      Funeral services for Mr. Thompson were held Tuesday morning at 10:30 (CST) at the Brewster Methodist church with the Revetend Marien Holbert officiating.
      He was born August. 8, 1883 at Mercer, Mo., to William S. and Nancy Ann Thompson. He came with his parents to Thomas County in 1903 to a farm north of Brewster and he grew to manhood in that area.
      He married to Florence Eppler on November 25, 1914 in Racine, Wis. Following their marriage they returned to farm north of Brewster in 1915 and then returned to Racine for a short time before returning to the Kelly ranch north of Brewster in 1917. They established their home in Brewster in 1930.
      Mr. Thompson was a member of the Brewster Methodist church and a former member of the Odd Fellows lodge at Brewster.
      Survivors include the wife of the home; one son, William Thompson of Forga, Oklahoma; five daughters, Mrs. Nancy Sporing, Goodland, Mrs. Carol Sporing of Brewster, Mrs. Letha Dickson and Mrs. Margaret Walker of Sharon Springs and Mrs. Patricia Wolf of LaSalle Colo. Four brothers, Charles and Fred of Brewster, Ivan of Goodland and Elic of Westminster, Colorado; two sisters Mrs. Addie McAdams of Wray, Colo., and Mrs. Idonia Wright, of Brewster; 21 grandchildren and 10 great -grandchildren also survive.


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