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Source: 
History of Warren Co., Ohio
containing
A History of the County; Its Townships, Towns, Schools, Churches,
Etc.; General and Local Statistics; Portraits of Early
Settlers and Prominent Men; History of The North-
West Territory; History of Ohio; Map of
Warren County; Constitution of the
United States, Miscellaneous
Matters, Etc., Etc. 
- Illustrated -
Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co.,
1882

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  Hamilton Twp. -
A. L. THOMPSON, farmer, P. O., Loveland, was born in Hamilton Co., Ohio, in the year 1842, and is a son of John Thompson, a gentleman of Scotch parentage.  Our subject received the rudiments of his education in the district schools, which was afterward developed at the Farmers' College, of which institution he is a graduate.  In 1861 he enlisted in Birdsall's 4th Cav.; served three months and then enlisted in the three years' service.  With him were his brothers James and WilliamJohn, another brother, enlisted in 1864 in the 10th Cav.  James came home Lieut. Col. James came home Lieut. Col. of the 4th Cav., having seen active service all through the war and participated in many of the hard-fought battles of the war.  He was taken prisoner in front of Atlanta while trying to save one of his men.  Our subject was quarter-master and forage-master most of the time he was out.  All were honorably discharged at the close of the war.  After his return home he engaged in the grocery and livery business, each in its turn, and eventually, on account of his wife's ill-health, in 1880 purchased a farm of 128 acres on which he resides.  In 1866 he was married to Miss Lydia Hunter, who was born in England.  To them two children have been born, viz.:  Charles H. and Jessie.  He is an exemplary Christian gentleman and a member of the Bethel Church.  Is a Republican.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 958
  Union Twp. -
MOSES THOMPSON (deceased) was born in Hamilton County, Ohio in 1816, and was reared on the farm, which he followed for an occupation during his life.  In 1844, he was married to Elizabeth Whitehead, a native of New Jersey.  After the celebration of marriage, he came to Warren Co., and purchased the farm on which his widow now resides; he purchased the Eddie Drake land in Union Township, a place well known; he was almost a life long member of the Christian Church, and was an exemplary Christian gentleman, and was universally respected and esteemed by all who knew him.  To their union eight children were born, five living, viz.:  Marian, Sallie, Ada, Martha and Mary.  The deceased are - John, Aaron and Reeder.  John was a member of Company B, 79th O. V. I.; he died in Gallatin, Tenn., Feb. 9, 1863, aged 18 years.  Although but a youth in years, he left the record of a good soldier, as he was ever at his post and ready to discharge every perilous duty.  Mr. Thompson left at his death 149 acres of good land, which affords a comfortable home for his widow and two daughters, who yet reside on the old home place.  John and Elizabeth Whitehead, parents of Mrs. Thompson, were natives of New Jersey, and settled in Union Township in 1818, in which they lived and died.  Mr. Whitehead was born Mar. 3, 1786; he was married in 1811.  Mrs. Whitehead died July 9, 1833, of cholera; two of her children (daughters), fell victims to the same dreadful disease, the same work of her death.  They were parents of six children viz.: George, Ann E., Martha, Sarah A., Mary C. and Caroline.  They (Mr. and Mrs. W.) were members of the Christian Church, as is their daughter, Mrs. T., who has been a member since 1833.
Source: History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 1064
  Clear Creek Twp. -
EDMOND THROCKMORTON, farmer; P. O. Waynesville; born n Warren County May 27, 1817; is a son of James and Leah Throckmorton, natives of New Jersey.  The grandparents were Job and Jane Throckmorton, also natives of New Jersey, who, with their family, emigrated to Ohio and located in this township in 1816, where they lived and died.  Jane was a daughter of Amos Wooley, a native of New Jersey, who came to Ohio in 1816, and died in Clear Creek Township.  The maternal grandfather, Joseph Tucker, was also a native of New Jersey, and lived and died in his native State, James, the father of our subject, grew to manhood and married in New Jersey, where he resided till 1816, when, with his father, he came to Ohio and spent the balance of his life in Warren County, except five years' residence in Miami Co., Ohio.  He died in Clear Creek Township June 28, 1872, aged 76 years; his wife died Oct. 24, 1866, aged 70.  They had ten children:  nine still survive - Edmond, John, Jane, Job, Joseph, Susan, James, Lydia and Martha.  Our subject, who was born in this county, has, with the exception of the five years' residence in Miami County with his father, passed his entire life within three miles of his birthplace; was married, April 11, 1849, to Eliza, daughter of George S. and Jane Keever, he is a native of Pennsylvania and she of Kentucky.  Mr. Keever came to Ohio and settled in 1801; was married here and was among the early pioneers of this county, and lived and died here.  For further history of the Keever family, see sketch of N. E. Lupton.  By this union, Mr. Throckmorton and wife had four children:  two now survive - John and Eliza Jane; the latter married William H. Henry by whom she has three children - Ellanora, Elsworth and Viola May.  Mrs. Throckmorton died Sept. 28, 1848, aged 34 years.  On Oct. 20, 1850, he married, for his second wife, Belinda Keever, a sister of his first wife.  She died Feb. 5, 1879, aged 72 years.  Mr. T.'s oldest son, Absalom, enlisted in the rebellion, Aug. 14, 1862, in the 79th O. V. I., and died Jan. 6, 18632, in the hospital at Gallatin, Tenn., with the measles.  Mr. Throckmorton has made farming his business through life.  He, as were his ancestors before him, is a man of unassuming habits, never held or desired office, but is one of the best of citizens, kind and accommodating as a neighbor, and whose integrity of character is above reproach.
Source: History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 933

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