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Thompson Cemetery,
aka Laird - Thompson Rusk Co, TX

From Kilgore, take Hwy 42 south almost to Laird Hill. The cemetery is between CR 1121 and CR 1122 on the west side of the highway. Catalog below.



 
 
 

Coordinates:
Lat 32.3557072
Lng 94.9027161

A complete set of photos is on the Cemetery & Tombstone Page.

Paul Ridenour has a webpage devoted to this burial place.


Photographed and transcribed by Carolyn Green and Erin Roye on May 2, 2009.
s/w = shares a stone with
h/o = husband of
w/o = wife of
s/o = son of
d/o = daughter of

Name Birth Death Comments_____________

Thompson, William Brinkard 03/03/1855 12/28/1914
Thompson, Desdemona 03/12/1860 03/10/1909
Thompson, Thomas Wirt 07/14/1895 01/15/195?
Thompson, Ella 12/19/1886 03/24/1896 w/o W.D. Thompson
Thompson, Tom damaged stone, cannot read
Thompson, Lulie 04/30/1863 08/25/1887 w/o W D Thompson
Thompson, W. D. 03/03/1855 08/25/1937
Thompson, Almyer 04/09/1882 08/06/1887 d/o W.D.& Exa
Thompson, Exa 05/02/1852 05/15/1882 w/o W.D. Thompson
Thompson, Merwin 11/26/1880 06/22/1881 s/o W.D. & Exa
Laird, Dickson Henderson 12/15/1883 04/05/1917 h/o Josephine
Laird Infant 04/03/1876 same d/o D.H. & Josephine
Laird, Marvin 01/22/1887 05/22/1887 s/o D.H. & Josephine
Laird, Elsie 10/11/1895 05/06/1898 d/o D.H. & Josephine
Crim, Ben 10/15/1911 12/20/1911 s/o W.R & Loudella
Crim, William Philip 01/25/1902 10/25/1917
Crim, William R. 04/20/1859 10/23/1918
Crim, Lou Della 02/03/1863 03/28/1954
Crim, Robert Lee 10/26/1895 10/09/1918 “Sommpy France”
Thompson, Col. J. Lewis 02/14/1875 08/09/1938
Thompson, Helen Kerr 09/11/1874 08/29/1965 Born in McKinney, TX
Lee, Francis Willson 11/26/1913 03/04/1975 s/w Rena Sibyl Barron
Lee, Rena Sibyl Barron 03/07/1918 01/10/2003 s/w Francis Willson
Crim, John Thompson, Jr. 07/29/1923 01/31/1998 s/w Jamie Love Smith
Crim, Jamie Love Smith 07/23/1928 11/16/1972 s/w John Thompson Jr.
Crim, Patsy Jeanne 06/29/1931 08/17/1998 w/o J.T. Crim, Jr.
Crim, Lynness Smith 03/26/1956 06/14/2007
Crim, John Thompson 08/18/1893 09/17/1980 s/w Maggie L. Brown
Crim, Maggie L. Brown 12/31/1894 03/16/1968 s/w John Thompson
Popplewell, Lennie Grey no dates sister of Mrs. J.M. Crim
Crim, John Malcolm 04/06/1886 06/05/1971 s/w Kati Mai
Crim, Kati Mai no date 06/05/1980 s/w John Malcolm
Perry, Roy 05/12/1932 03/01/1972 organist & choirmaster FPC Kilgore, TX
Perry, Roy E. 09/27/1906 05/27/1978
Florence-McIntosh, Pauline Crim 05/30/1891 06/07/1990 “Mama Pene”
Florence, Ellise 07/03/1911 12/06/1919
Florence, Verner 05/26/1883 05/09/1919
Florence, Paul Edward 08/21/1914 12/13/1915 s/o Verner & Pauline
Florence, John Robert 08/31/1918 09/26/1966 s/w Anne Anderson
Florence, Anne Anderson 02/23/1917 08/10/1972 s/w John Robert
Phillips, Lila Curtis 05/12/1879 09/04/1956 d/o Wm Edward & Mattie Thompson
Curtis, William Edward 11/22/1850 04/09/1921 s/w Mattie Thompson
Curtis, Mattie Thompson 09/19/1859 06/041936 s/w William Edward
LeBlanc, Leta Marie Curtis 11/30/1887 05/04/1978 w/o Arthur J. LeBlanc
Knowles, James Alva Starr 10/29/1867 09/12/1941 s/w Mary Josephine Knowles
Knowles, Mary Josephine 02/08/1878 08/13/1930 s/w James Alva Starr Knowles
Thyng, Frank Farley 04/26/1900 06/22/1990
Thyng, Vivian Knowles 09/15/1897 06/17/1960
Thompson, Julius 05/07/1905 07/09/1905 s/o of Henry & Exa Pinkney
Thompson, Irene Palmer 1888 1962
Thompson, Hicks Ellington 1885 1943
Laird, Mollie Angell 06/19/1875 07/13/1931 w/o W. E. Laird
Laird, William Ernest 03/30/1874 10/31/1949
Laird, James Everette Sr. 12/28/1918 10/13/1964
Laird, Doris Allene 10/03/1919 02/25/1982
Laird, Kirk Patrick 05/01/1893 04/12/1952 A devoted husb.& father
Laird, Ivy Melton 06/01/1892 01/31/1984 beloved wf & mother
Laird, Dock Clay 04/15/1927 09/15/1987
Laird, Dwain Henderson “Country” 11/15/1916 02/11/1993
Laird, Roy Kirk 02/01/1931 05/30/1998 Daddy
Laird, James Dick 07/21/1919 06/02/2003 s/w Mary Francis Candiello
Laird, Mary Francis Candiello 03/30/1921 11/16/1999 s/w James Dick
Thompson, John Martin 06/09/1829 03/23/1907 s/w Lou Adaline McCord & Emiley Holt
Thompson, Lou Adaline 07/03/1832 09/06/1870 s/w J.M. Thompson & Emiley Holt
Thompson, Emiley Holt 10/09/1846 07/04/1924 s/w J.M. & Lou Adaline McCord
Thompson, William Pressley 04/13/1865 09/26/1900 s/o J.M. & L. McCord
Bean, Mary Ann 07/12/1827 09/08/1894 w/o C. S. Bean
Bean, John Franklin 05/11/1818 04/28/1870 s/o C.S. & Mary Ann Bean
Thompson, Wallace 10/31/1861 01/21/1966
Thompson, William Wirt 07/20/1831 04/14/1874
Lines, Leska 08/22/1880 08/12//1882 d/o M & L. Lines
Lines, Fred 11/10/1882 05/07/1884 s/o M & L. Lines
Thompson, ? Stone damaged and cannot read
Thompson, M.A.V. 06/14/1834 01/19/1891 w/o W.W. Thompson
Goodwyn, Emmett 09/09/1892 11/23/1894 s/o W.H. & Annie
Thompson, Thomas Fields 1872 1923
Lines, Lucy Thompson 11/14/1856 04/10/1925
Bean, W. W. 09/25/1853 12/30/1923
Bean, Caleb S. no date 02/08/1908 Aged 82 yrs, 3 mos
Bean, Ruth 12/25/1977 07/25/1884 d/o J.E. & H. Bean
Bean, Julia 09/15/1870 06/11/1875 d/o J.E. & H. Bean
Bean, Mary Ann 10/20/1872 01/12/1873 d/o J.E. & H. Bean
Smith, Hazel Adele Laird 03/18/1926 09/18/2008
Thompson, Benjamin F. 04/1803 09/07/1863
Thompson, Ammozett 01/06/1801 08/31/1862 d/o W.W & Margera Anna
Thompson, Ann 09/01/1810 04/02/1851 Consort of B.F. Thompson
Bean, Ruth Ann 01/15/1846 09/05/1852 eldest d/o C.S. & M.A. Bean
McNair, Sousanna Martin 1815 09/1864 d/o Judge John & Nellie Martin Bean, Martha Susana 12/29/1862 08/05/1864
Thompson, Jesse Mayfield 12/11/1856 10/04/1861 s/o John M. & Lou A.
Thompson, John Anna 11/07/1861 05/29/1866 d/o John M. & Lou A.
Wilson, Martha H. Thompson 07/07/1836 06/28/1853 Consort of Benjamin R. Wilson and d/o B.F. & Ann Thompson
Likens Infant 12/15/1855 same
Likens, Susan Adeline Thompson 10/31/18??? 12/24/18??? W/o John Tipton Likens and d/o Ben F. & Ann Thompson
Thompson, Mary E. Samples 12/22/1880 08/07/1863 w/o B.F. Thompson, d/o Jas & Mariah Samples
Thompson, Lou A. McCord 07/03/1832 09/06/1870 w/o John M. Thompson & d/o W.P. & Lousinda McCord
Thompson, John Martin 06/09/1829 03/23/1907
Thompson, Emily Holt 10/09/1846 07/04/1924 w/o John M. & d/o Emily & Lewis France Holt
Thompson, Liggett N. 01/29/1878 09/16/1956 s/o J.M. & Emma H.
Gregg, Anna Mae Thompson 06/17/1887 07/25/1981 youngest child of John Martin & Emma Holt Thompson & w/o Saunders Gregg
Gregg, John Lewis 05/31/1912 11/11/2002 s/o Saunders & Anna Mae Thompson Gregg
Wilson, B. R. 02/15/1829 03/30/1863
Tucker, Meriah Isabella Thompson 08/24/1840 01/14/1879 d/o B.F. & Anna Thompson
Thompson, Anna Harding 1848 09/1866 w/o B. F. Thompson, Jr.
Cashen, Herbert Harris 03/04/1917 02/04/2005 s/w Evelyn Laird
Cashen, Evelyn Laird 03/08/1920 07/31/2003 s/w Herbert Harris
Laird, Shirley Spurgeon 06/23/1888 11/22/1970 s/w Maude P. Dickerson
Laird, Maude P. Dickerson 01/22/1890 05/01/1983 s/w Shirley Spurgeon
Overton, Lois Shirleen Laird 04/24/1923 01/10/1994 w/o R.C.Overton, Jr. & d/o S.S. & Maude Laird
Overton, Robert Carter Jr. 01/18/1923 01/09/1986 h/o Lois Shirleen Laird

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