Grandma and Grandpa Thompson’s Tombstone

This photo was taken in the late 1990s to the early 2000s in the time between Grandpa’s death and before Grandma died in 2006.  The Angel statue on Grandpa Thompson’s grave was placed there by Jim and his family.  The…

Grandma Thompson’s Obituary

Gwendolyn Thompson Gwendolyn Thompson, 80, of Springdale died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale. She was born Nov. 2, 1925, in Venus to Claude J. and Elsie Reynolds Stout. She was a member of Eastside…

Grandpa Thompson’s FindaGrave Memorial Page with Obituary

Grandpa Thompson’s FindaGrave Memorial Page includes a transcription of his obituary.  The page also includes his Navy Photo and a photo of his military tombstone.   I added those pages to the Memorial Page created by Rosa Cline. The Madison County…

Captain Smith Cemetery

Today I went to the Captain Smith Cemetery and found a couple of headstones for my family. As many of you know, I am currently researching my Keck Line and getting together the information for submission to DAR! I found…

Marriage License of Grandma and Grandpa Thompson

Grandma Gwendolyn (Stout) and Grandpa Crawford Herman CH Thompson were married on July 26, 1947 with Justice of the Peace, ES Stamps officiating. It is likely that the Justice of the Peace is related as there are Stamps lines related…

1940 Census of the Claude and Elsie (Reynolds) Stout Family

By the time of the 1940 Census, Grandma Thompson’s family has grown to include her youngest brother, Vernard. Claude owns the family farm that is worth $25. Name Age Claude Stout 36 Elsie Stout 33 Gwendolyn Stout 14 Ilene Stout…

Mabel (Stout) Parsons

My Great Aunt Mabel (Stout) Parsons was the daughter of Jonothan Benjamin and Sarah Lydia (Gabbard) Stout.  She was born on January 29, 1912 and died April 17, 1991. She was a school teacher for much of her life and…

Claude and Elsie (Reynolds) Stout Family in the 1930 Census

In the 1930 Census, the Claude Stout Family is living in the Kings River Township  in Madison County, Arkansas.  Claude is 26 and Elsie is 23 and they have been married for about 5 years.  They have two children Gwendolyn…

Mabel (Stout) Parsons Land Records

Great Aunt Mabel (Stout) Parsons apparently had a lot of land dealings.  There are several mortgage and warranty deeds that I found for her in the Washington County Archives Land Records.