Philip Burton Thompson, Jr.

Male 1845 - 1909  (64 years)


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  • Name Philip Burton Thompson, Jr. 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 15 Oct 1845  Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1850  Mercer, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1880  [4
    Congressman 
    Residence 1880  Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 1909  Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 15 Dec 1909  Washington, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Notes 
    • Philip attended the University of Kentucky and entered the Confederate army at the age of 16. Admitted to the bar in 1866, he practiced at Harrodsburg, KY, and was city attorney, 1867-69, and Commonwealth Attorney, 1869-78. He was a member of Congress, 1879-85, and afterward practiced law in New York City and Washington, D.C. He and his twin brother John were wounded along with their father during a shoot out at a Harrodsburg, KY, courthouse on 26 Nov 1873. On 27 Apr 1883 he murdered Walter H. Davis, whom he accused of debauching his wife, but was later acquitted.
    Person ID I19447  mytree
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2017 

    Father Philip Burton Thompson,   b. 8 Jan 1821, Mercer, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1908, Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Martha A. Montgomery,   b. 22 Aug 1823, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1895  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 2 Nov 1842  [5
    Family ID F7019  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Garnett,   b. 1849, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1929  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 22 Jan 1867  [1
    Children 
     1. Garnett Thompson,   b. 1868, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mattie Thompson,   b. 1870, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F7105  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Oct 1845 - Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Mercer, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1909 - Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Dec 1909 - Washington, District of Columbia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    1850 US Census - District 1, Mercer, KY (p247A).jpg
    1850 US Census - District 1, Mercer, KY (p247A).jpg
    1880 US Census - Harrodsburg, Mercer, KY - District 138 (p146A).jpg
    1880 US Census - Harrodsburg, Mercer, KY - District 138 (p146A).jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p391.

    2. [S310] Web: Kentucky, Find A Grave Index, 1776-2011, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), Database online..
      Record for Philip Burton, Jr Thompson

    3. [S189] 1850 United States Federal Census, (Name: National Archives and Records Administration;), Year: 1850; Census Place: District 1, Mercer, Kentucky; Roll: M432_213; Page: 247A; Image: ..
      Phil B. Thompson,
      Martha,
      Daviss,
      Jno. B.,
      Phil B.,
      Elizabeth Montgomery

    4. [S193] 1880 United States Federal Census, (Name: National Archives and Records Administration;), Year: 1880; Census Place: Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky; Roll: 434; Family History Film: 1254434; Page: 146A; Enumeration District: 138; Image: 0293..
      Phil. B. Thompson,
      Martha,
      Elizabeth S. Montgomery,

      Jno. B. Thompson Jr.,
      Matt. A.,
      Phil. H.,

      Phil. B. Thompson Jr.,
      Mary,
      Garnett,
      Mattie

    5. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p390.


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