An Interesting Page from the 1930 Census – The Stout Families enumerated on April 29th, 1930!

Grandma and Grandpa Stout’s Family was enumerated on April 29th, 1930. The family in 1930 included Grandpa and Grandma Stout living with their 2 children Gwendolyn and Ilean (Great Uncle Bud) and with Robert F Griggs listed as a boarder. He is actually the Great Uncle of Grandma Elsie Stout. He is the brother of her grandmother, Sarah Mariah Griggs.

Grandpa Stout’s brother, Clifford Stout, lives in the next enumerated house with his wife, Elma M. In the house enumerated 6th before Grandma and Grandpa Stout lives Grandpa Stout’s parents, Jonathan Benjamin and Sarah (Gabbard) Stout along with their other children, Millie, Mabel, and Ray (Grandpa Stout and Clifford Stout’s siblings).

A very interesting page from the 1930 Census to our family!


Vern and Venna (Stansell) Thompson Marriage Record

Name Vern Thompson
Event Type Marriage
Event Date 23 Aug 1921
Event Place , Madison, Arkansas, United States
Registration Place , Madison County, Arkansas
Residence Place Whorton, Madison, Arkansas
Gender Male
Age 33
Birth Year (Estimated) 1888
Spouse’s Name Venie Stansell
Spouse’s Residence Place Whorton, Madison, Arkansas
Spouse’s Residence City Whorton
Spouse’s Residence County Madison
Spouse’s Residence State Arkansas
Spouse’s Gender Female
Spouse’s Age 18
Spouse’s Birth Year (Estimated) 1903
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Citation “Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957,” database with images, FamilySearch( : 4 November 2017), Vern Thompson and Venie Stansell, 23 Aug 1921; citing , Madison, Arkansas, United States, county offices, Arkansas; FHL microfilm 1,035,152.

Vern Thompson World War I Draft Registration Card

On June 5, 1917, Vern Thompson completed his World War I Draft Registration Card.  He is described as of medium height and build with dark eyes and dark brown hair.  He is married with 2 children and lives at Wharton Arkansas.  He is a farmer and claims a disability for his dependent family and a physical disability.

The wife and children would be Quail (Roberts) Thompson and their children:  Archie Lee and Estelle Pearl.