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241. Catherine CRAWFORD was born on 20 January 1809 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky.117 She died on 8 May 1863 at the age of 54 in Schuyler County, Illinois.117

1850 Census. Oregon, Schuyler Co IL
Katherine Thompson, age 41, b. KY
Children all born in Illinois: William age 17, Samuel 14, Jo Allen, age 9 [male], James C. 6, and Enfield, age 3.

1860 Census. Littleton, Schuyler Co IL
Catherine Thompson, age 50, b. KY
Samuel 22, Joseph A. 20, James O. 15, Endfield age 12.
William lived next door.

Catherine CRAWFORD and James Samuel THOMPSON Jr. were married.117 James Samuel THOMPSON Jr., son of James Samuel THOMPSON, was born on 2 March 1804 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky.117 He died on 3 October 1843 at the age of 39 in Schuyler County, Illinois.117

Stone may actually read 1848. Died at age 39 years, 7 months, 1 day. So this would also alter his birth year. He appears to have had children in 1845 and 1847. He originally owned the land where the Thompson Cemetery is located.

Leonida Horney, his wife's brother-in-law, was guardian of some of the children but there's an error in the brief abstract as posted:
Schuyler Co IL Estates & Wills, 1850-1868 Online at Schuyler County IL, USGenWeb
p.194 7 Feb 1853 William C. Thompson, Samuel S. Thompson, Jo. Allen Thompson, deceased. Leonidas Horney, Guardian
Note: The son Joseph Allen Thompson was living with his mother in the 1860 census so he certainly was not deceased in 1853. I believe the entry was mis-read. These seem to be the sons of James S. Thompson, dec'd.

Catherine CRAWFORD and James Samuel THOMPSON Jr. had the following children:

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i.

William Crawford THOMPSON was born on 29 October 1832 in Schuyler County, Illinois.117 He died on 22 February 1907 at the age of 74 in Schuyler County, Illinois.117

1860 Census. Littleton, Schuyler Co IL
Wm Thompson, age 27, b. IL. Sarah, age 25, b. IL
James A. 3, Mary E. 1, and John age 2 months.
Living next to his mother.

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ii.

Lucinda THOMPSON was born on 1 January 1835 in Schuyler County, Illinois.117 She died on 7 March 1838 at the age of 3 in Schuyler County, Illinois.117

Earliest burial in the Thompson Cemetery.

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iii.

Samuel THOMPSON was born in 1836 in Illinois.242

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iv.

Joseph Allen THOMPSON was born in 1841 in Illinois.242

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v.

James O. THOMPSON117 was born in 1844 in Illinois.242

No dates on his grave marker. Co G, 73rd Illinois Infantry

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vi.

Enfield THOMPSON was born in 1847 in Illinois.242