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Descendants of Josiah and Catherine Lilly Thompson

Origin

1850 North Carolina Census; Alamance County; South District; Page 11; Dwelling 152; Family 152.
James Thompson; 35; M; Laborer
Lucy Thompson; 28; F; Wife
Josiah Thompson; 10; M; Son
Catherine Thompson; 9; F; Daughter
Phillip Thompson; 7; M; Son
Thomas Thompson; 4; Son
Henry Thompson; 9/12; Son

1850 NORTH CAROLINA CENSUS; Wayne County; Indian Springs Township
Susan Lilly; 38; F
Catherine Lilly; 13; F; Daughter
W.D. Lillly; 9; M; Son
Gibson Lilly; 6; M; Son

Lilly Family Bible
Catherine Lillly was born August 15th 1837
W.D. Lilly was born August 29, 1841
Gibson Lilly was born May 8th 1844
Catherine Thompson died April 3rd 1885
W.D. Lilly
Gibson Lilly died in Raleigh, NC June 13th, 1862

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA,Wayne County; Marriage License
To any regular ministers of the Gospel having the care of souls, of whatever denomination, of any justice of the peace for said county: You, or any of you, are hereby licensed and authorized to celebrate and solemnize the Rites of Matrimony between Josiah Thompson and Catherine Lilly, and join them together as man and wife. Witness,Benj. Aycock, Clerk of the County Court for said County, this 24th day of October, 1857.Benj. Aycock Clerk.

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, Wayne County; Marriage Certificate
I hereby certify, that I solemnized the Rites of Matrimony between Josiah Thompson and Catherine Lilly at Susan Lilly's on 25th day of October1857
Wm. Vernon, MG.

1860 NORTH CAROLINA CENSUS; Wayne County; Falling Creek Township; Cross Roads District; Page 73; Dwelling 573; Family 567
James Thompson; 46; M; Waggoner; NC
Louisa Thompson; 35; F; Wife; NC
Cataherine Thompson; 16; F; Daughter; NC
Phillip Thompson; 15; M; Son; NC
Thomas Thompson; 14; M; Son; NC
Henry Thompson; 12; M; Son; NC
Milly Thompson; 9; F; Daugther; NC
John F. Thompson; 4; M; Son; NC
Mary E. Thompson; 5/12; F; Daughter; NC

1860 NORTH CAROLINA CENSUS; Wayne County; Buck Swamp Township; Dudley Post Office; Page 103; Dwelling 794; Family 789
Josiah Thompson; 26; M; Waggoner; NC
Catherine Thompson; 21; F; Wife; NC
David Thompson; 3; M; Son; NC
Thomas Thompson; 2; M; Son; NC
Mary J. Thompson; 10/12; F; Daughter; NC

LILLY FAMILY BIBLE
David I. Thompson was born 8th April, 1857
Thomas H. Thompson was born May 30th 1858
Mary Jane Thompson was born October 22nd 1859
Martha Ann Thompson was born March 18th 1861
Josiah Thompson, Jr. was born September 23rd 1862
Gibson Thompson was born October 17, 1865
David I. Thompson died Tuesday, November 10th, 1908 at half past 12
Thomas Thompson died January 4, 1892

CIVIL WAR SERVICE RECORD; Confederate States of America
1.) Private Company G, 55 Regiment North Carolina Trooops. Josiah Thompson appears on Roll of Honor of the organization named above. Date of entrance in service May 10, 1862; age 27; Volunteer
2.) Josiah Thompson appears on Company Muster-in and Descriptive Roll of the organization above named. Roll dated Camp Mangum, 30 May, 1862. Description: Where born? Wayne County, NC; Age 27 years; Occupation Farmer; Height 5' 6". Enrolled for active service: When: May 1, 1862. Where: Wayne County; By whom: John D. Pearsal, J.P.
3.) Company Muster Roll of the Organization named above for May 31 to June 30, 1862, has had not pay. Absent, sick
4.) Prisoner of War at Fort McHenry, Maryland. When confined: July 4, 1863. How disposed of: Sent to Fort Delaware, July 1863. Character of Prisoner: Prisoner of War. Where captured: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. When captured: 1 July, 1863.
5.) Prisoners of War at Fort Delaware, Delaware. When received: 6 July, 1863.
6.) Roll of Prisoners of War forwarded from Fort Delaware, Delaware, to Point Lookout, Maryland, October, 1863.
7.) Prisoners of War at Point Lookout, Maryland. Date of arrival: October 22, 1863. Remarks: Died January 25, 1864.
8.) Register of claims of deceased officers and soldiers from North Carolina which were filed for settlement in the Office of the Confederate States of America for the War Department. By whom presented: Catherine Thompson, widow. When filed: November 3, 1864.

NORTH CAROLINA WILLS; Wayne County
James Thompson. Date of Will: 10 September, 1868. Date of Probate: 5 January, 1895.
Witnesses: N.G. Greene, R. Raynor. Nathan G. Greene, Exec.; 5 pages. Begin on Page 97. "I give and bequeath to my eldest son, Josiah Thompson, one dollar."

1870 NORTH CAROLINA CENSUS; Wayne County; Brogden Township; Goldsboro Post Office; Page 432; Dwelling 462; Family 462
Catherine Thompson; 35; F; W
David Thompson; 14; M; W; Son
Thomas Thompson; 12; M; W; Son
Mary J. Thompson; 11; F; W; Daughter
Martha A. Thompson; 10; F; W; Daughter
Josiah Thompson; 8; M; W; Son
Gibson Thompson; 5; M; W; Son

1880 NORTH CAROLINA CENSUS; Wayne County; Brogden Township; Page 528; Dwelling 377; Family 377
Albritton, J.T.; W; M; 45; Married; Minister; NC
Thompson, Josiah; W; M; 18; Servant; Single; Farm Laborer; NC
Thompson, Thomas; W; M; 22; Servant; Single; Farm Larborer; NC

Page 534; Dwelling 490; Family 490
Beard, Julius; W; M; 35; Farmer; NC
Thompson, Dave; W; M; 22; Servant; Single; Farm Laborer; NC

Page 534; Dwelling 491; Family 491
Thompson, Catherine; W; F; 41; Widowed; Keep House; NC

Descendants
David I. Thompson married Virginia Hughes 14 January, 1885 (Wayne County)
David I. Thompson married Ida Jackson Pate 29 January, 1898 (Duplin County)
Thomas H. Thompson
Mary Jane Thompson
Martha Ann Thompson married A.F. Hill
Josiah Thompson, Jr. married Mary E. Bass 3 December, 1886 (Duplin County)
Note: Josiah and Mary Bass Thompson moved to Drew County, Arkansas in 1890.

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