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Mary Idonia Thompson

Mary Idonia Thompson

Female 1897 - 1989  (92 years)

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  • Name Mary Idonia Thompson 
    Nickname Idonia 
    Born 14 Feb 1897  Mercer County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 Jun 1989  Colby, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 01 Jul 1989  Brewster Cemetery, Brewster, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21  Thompson
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2012 

    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 1 Roy William Tracy,   b. 27 Feb 1891, Minor, Rawlins County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1937, Brewster, Thomas County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 04 Feb 1919  McDonald, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. John William Tracy,   b. 28 Jan 1920, McDonald, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Apr 1983, Goodland, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +2. Edna Luella Tracy,   b. 07 Apr 1922, McDonald, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1968, Goodland, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2003 
    Family ID F45  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William Lewis Wright,   b. 28 Apr 1895, Clifton, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1980, Colby, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 30 Jan 1943  Brewster, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2003 
    Family ID F46  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Mary Idonia Thompson
    Mary Idonia Thompson
    Taken about 1906.
    Idonia and Addie Thompson
    Idonia and Addie Thompson
    Idonia Thompson (sitting) and Addie Thompson (standing)
    Idonia and Bill Wright
    Idonia and Bill Wright
    Idonia and Bill Wright
    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.
    Mary Idonia Thompson
    Mary Idonia Thompson
    Taken in the mid 1950s.
    Mary Idonia Thompson
    Mary Idonia Thompson
    Mary Idonia Thompson
    Fred, Idonia and Elmer Thompson
    Fred, Idonia and Elmer Thompson
    Taken 23 Mar 1977.

    Documents
    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
    1910 United States Federal Census Record - Hale, Thomas County, Kansas - Sheet 1
    1910 United States Federal Census Record - Hale, Thomas County, Kansas - Sheet 1
    1930 United States Federal Census Record - Rotate, Rawlins County, Kansas - Sheet 1
    1930 United States Federal Census Record - Rotate, Rawlins County, Kansas - Sheet 1

    Headstones
    Thompson, Mary Idonia
    Thompson, Mary Idonia
    Tracy, M. Idonia 1897 - 1989, Roy W. 1891 - 1937.

  • Notes 
    • Idonia Wright
      Mary Idonia Wright, 92, a longtime Thomas Coutny resident, died June 28 at the Thomas County Care Center in Colby. She had been a resident at the center since April 1984.
      Funeral services have been set for Saturday, July 1 at 10:30a.m. CDT at the Brewster United Methodist Church with the Rev. James Brackett officiating. Burial will follow in the Brewster Cemetery. Friends may pay respects at Koons Chapel on Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. MDT and before services Saturday.
      Memorials may be made to the Brewster Heritage Center and can be left at Koons Chapel.
      Mrs. Wright was born Feb. 14, 1897 in Mercer County, Mo., the daughter of William and Nancy (cox) Thompson. The family moved to Brewster by covered wagon when she was six years old.
      She married Roy Tracy, Feb. 4, 1919 at McDonald, Kan. He preceded her in death in 1937, in 1942 she and her two children left the farm and moved to Brewster.
      She married William L. Wright, Jan 30, 1943. He preceded her in death in 1980.
      She was a member of the Brewster United Methodist Church, the Colby American Legion Auxiliary, Lowell Coleman V.F.W. Auxiliary in Goodland and N.W.K.R.S.V.P. of Brewster.
      Mrs. Wright is survived by a daughter-in-law, Hazel Tracy; granddaughter, Jolene Miller of Goodland; nephew, George Bear and niece, Nancy Sporing, both of Goodland; a granddaughter Beverly Goering of Fort Collins, Colo.; a grandson, Roy Cody of Olympia, Wash. and a grandson, Sam Cody of Atwood; six great-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren; as well as severalo other nieces and nephews and a sister-in-law, Thelma Thompson of Westminster, Colo.
      She was preceded in death by her son, John Tracy, a daughter, Edna L. Cody and one great-granddaughter, Katherine E. Cody; her parents, six brothers, and two sisters.


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