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004    THOMPSON FAMILY

      Location - In Alamance County near highway 54 on Salem Church Road (SR-2142) near intersection with Phillips Chapel Road (SR-2151). On private property in a large field on top of a hill.

      Coordinates: 35d 59m 10.0s N; 79d 18m 14.0s W Click here for Google maps

      This site contains the burials of both Thomas Thompson and John Thompson, and members of both families. They were unrelated but both settled along the Haw River in the mid 1700's and their families intermarried frequently. A memorial was erected in 1932. Close-up of memorial plaque.

      Earliest dated burial in 1796, last known burial in 1928. This is a well tended cemetery.

      Surveyed on 24 November 2005 by Gary Thompson. Contains 22 legible markers, 2 illegible markers and 33 plain unmarked stones. Pictures of cemetery and grave markers by Gary Thompson in 2005.


  1. Thompson, Ann Holmes   (b. 1772 - d. 2 Jun 1859)
      • Spouse - Robert Thompson. "In the 87 year of her age". "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord."
  2. Thompson, Anna Stewart   (b. 29 May 1807 - d. 2 Aug 1902)
      • Spouse - Patterson Thompson
  3. Thompson, Bettie Florance   (b. 25 Mar 1869 - d. 22 Jun 1882)
      • Daughter of J.O. and Eliza Thompson
  4. Thompson, Daniel   (b. 1818 - d. 20 Aug 1899)
      • "A good citizen and a kind neighbor lies here"
  5. Thompson, Elizabeth Cox   (b. 27 Oct 1808 - d. 9 Mar 1881)
      • Spouse - John Thompson. "In memory of Elizabeth, wife of John Thompson"
  6. Thompson, Franklin P.   (b. 17 Dec 1854 - d. 21 Nov 1926)
      • Spouse - Louvina E. Thompson
  7. Thompson, James S.   (b. 25 Apr 1840 - d. 31 May 1864)
      • Aged 24 yrs. 1 mo. and 5d's. "Obedient to my country I fill a soldiers grave". Military marker. Pvt. Co. A 73rd NC Regt. CSA
  8. Thompson, Jane Hunter   (b. - d. 12 Aug 1857)
      • Spouse - Elden Joseph Thompson
  9. Thompson, John   (b. 7 May 1799 - d. 6 Jul 1881)
      • Spouse - Elizabeth Cox Thompson. "In memory of"
  10. Thompson, John Balaam William   (b. abt 1745 - d. )
      • Husband of Hannah Woody Thompson (1725-1784). "John Thompson burried here". "One of the pioneer Thompson's of what is now Alamance Co. born abt 1745" (from the memorial plaque: "John Thompson, Scotch-Irish pioneer, came to N.C. about 1750. Married Hannah Woody. Settled on Haw Creek. Born in Ireland. Ancestor of Scotch Irish Thompsons of N.C. and of the "West")
  11. Thompson, Joseph   (b. 4 Jun 1814 - d. 4 Jun 1887)
      • "God's finger touched him and he slept"
  12. Thompson, Lafayett   (b. - d. )
  13. Thompson, Louvina   (b. 1802 - d. 20 Jul 1883)
      • (Unconfirmed, but suspected burial here)
  14. Thompson, Louvina E.   (b. 12 May 1859 - d. 18 Jun 1928)
      • Spouse - Franklin P. Thompson
  15. Thompson, Patterson   (b. 7 Nov 1804 - d. 26 Dec 1891)
      • Spouse - Anna Stewart Thompson
  16. Thompson, Robert   (b. - d. )
      • "In memory of Robert Thompson"
  17. Thompson, S. H.   (b. - d. )
  18. Thompson, Samuel Lafayette   (b. 18 May 1817 - d. 14 May 1849)
      • "Co. A 73rd Regt. NC. CSA". The date of death on the marker is 1849, which does not seem correct if he served in the CSA. Maybe this should be 1894.
  19. Thompson, Sarah H. Jones   (b. 4 Nov 1815 - d. 17 Sep 1890)
      • Spouse - T. W. Thompson. "God gave, he took, he will restore"
  20. Thompson, T. W.   (b. 10 Apr 1827 - d. 15 Jul 1911)
      • Spouse - Sarah H. Jones Thompson. "God gave, he took, he will restore"
  21. Thompson, Thomas   (b. 30 Jun 1731 - d. 1796)
      • "Thos. Thompson Burried here". "One of the pioneer Thompsons of what is now Alamance Co." (from the memorial plaque: Thomas Thompson, English pioneer, came to Penn. Married Hulda Hagar, then came to N.C. with a family of 14 boys and girls in 1785. Settled on Haw River at Saxapahaw. Born in England. Ancestor of English Thompsons of N.C. and of the "West")
  22. Thompson, Thomas   (b. Jul 1830 - d. 21 Jul 1835)
  23. Thompson, William P.   (b. 6 Dec 1800 - d. 19 Mar 1871)


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