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Elizabeth Thompson

Elizabeth Thompson[1, 2, 3]

Female 1817 - 1872  (55 years)

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  • Photos
    Elizabeth Thompson Heard
    Elizabeth Thompson Heard
    Gift from Betty Howell Traver who notes: "These silhouettes were cut at a fair in Brooklyn when granddaughter Elizabeth Thompson was in N.Y.C. visiting her grandparents James Daniel Brooks & Hannah (Sr.) ____. Eliz's parents Wm. Thompson & Hannah Brooks Thompson were in an area with poor schools. Daughter Eliz was writing such poorly spelled and grammatically incorrect letters to them in N.Y., they had her live with them [her grandparents] for a year to get an education. When she was 16 in the 1830's they went to the fair and their shilhouettes were cut by a famous silhouelletist "M. Honeywell" who was armless. The black paper was held by her toes while she operated scissors attached to a stand by her mouth."

    Documents
    1850 Census - Edmund Heard, Elizabeth Thompson family.
    1850 Census - Edmund Heard, Elizabeth Thompson family.
    Georgia, Richmond, Division 73, Edmund Heard age 41, clerk, Elizabeth 30, Henry 10, Emma B 8, Edna P. 6, Mary E. 2.

    Headstones
    Edmond and Elizabeth Heard
    Edmond and Elizabeth Heard
    Photo #14. Edmond (1808-1853) and Elizabeth (1817-1872) Heard. One of a group of stones in the Thompson Plot at the Magnolia Cemetery, Augusta, Georga (2009 Jim Brittain photo)

  • Name Elizabeth Thompson  [4, 5, 6
    Born 28 Sep 1817  New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Oct 1872  Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried Magnolia Cemetery, Augusta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I690  Main
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2009 

    Father William Thompson,   b. 12 Apr 1781, Goshen, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1839, Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Hannah Brooks,   b. 29 May 1789, Shelburne, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1872, Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1808  Newtown Presbyterian Church Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Huguenot Society of South Carolina notes:

      "Both are buried in the Thompson family plot, Magnolia Cemetery, Augusta, Georgia.  Children born in Brooklyn and Augusta:" [9]
    Headstones
    In memory of William and Hannah Thompson
    In memory of William and Hannah Thompson
    Photo #13. One of a group of stones in the Thompson Plot at the Magnolia Cemetery, Augusta, Georga. "In memory of William and Hannah Thompson and the following members of their family, Edmund Heard, Ellen Heard, Henry Heard, Hannah Heard, Daniel B. Thompson, Elizabeth Thompson, Sarah Thompson, Mary Thompson, Jane Thompson, James Thompson, Jane Thompson, Sarah J. Lathrop." (2009 Jim Brittain photo)
    Family ID F293  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edmund Heard,   b. 10 Oct 1807, Nr Old Cambridge, Abbeville Co., S.C. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1853, Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 6 Mar 1837  Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ellen Heard,   b. 3 Mar 1838,   d. 10 Aug 1838  (Age 0 years)
     2. Henry Heard, CSA,   b. 6 Jul 1839, Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1864, Barnesville, Lamar County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    +3. Emma Berrien Heard,   b. 22 Apr 1841, Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1918, Cuthbert, Randolph Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +4. Edna Perrin Heard,   b. 30 Apr 1843, Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1925, White Plains, Greene County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. Hannah Brooks Heard,   b. 31 May 1845,   d. 15 Jun 1848  (Age 3 years)
     6. Mary Elizabeth Heard,   b. 23 Jun 1848, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1935  (Age 87 years)
     7. William Thompson Heard,   b. 2 Jan 1851, Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1908, Florence, Florence County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F289  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Sep 1817 - New York, NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Mar 1837 - Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Oct 1872 - Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Magnolia Cemetery, Augusta, Georgia Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Notes 
    • JSH notes:

      In the 1880 US Census, her daughter Emma B. Heard lists her mother (this Elizabeth) as being born in GA.

      Huguenot Society of South Carolina notes:

      "Buried in Thompson plot, Magnolia Cemetery..." [9]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] JSH Feb 13 2003 gedcom, John S. Howell, Jr.

    2. [S24] Cloptonfamily.org, (The Clopton Family Association - http://www.cloptonfamily.org/amerline/).

    3. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (http://www.jhowell.com/ jhowell@jhowell.com).

    4. [S684] POOLE database on Rootsweb, John W. Heard & Joyce Heard Poole, (jwheard2@aol.com), http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=poole&id=I1858 (Reliability: 3).
      ID: I1858 Reference Number: 1858 Name: Ellizabeth THOMPSON Given Name: Ellizabeth Surname: Thompson Name: HEARD Surname: Heard Sex: F Change Date: 10 MAR 2003 Birth: 28 SEP 1817 in New York City,, NY,,, 1 Death: 1872 2

      Father: William THOMPSON b: 12 APR 1781
      Mother: Hannah BROOKS

      Marriage 1 Edmund HEARD No. 593 b: 10 OCT 1807 in Old Cambridge, 96th Dist., Abbeville Co., SC,,,
      Married: 06 MAR 1837 in Augusta, Richmond Co., GA,,, 1 3 4
      Children
      Ellen HEARD b: 03 MAR 1838
      Henry HEARD No. 611 b: 06 JUN 1839 in Agusta, Richmond Co., GA,,,
      Emma Berrien HEARD b: 22 APR 1841 in Per 1850 census and Wm. T.'s chart, Augusta, Richmond Co., GA,,,
      Edna Perrin HEARD b: 30 APR 1843 in Per 1850 census and Wm. T.'s chart, Augusta, Richmond Co., GA,,,
      Hanna Brooks HEARD b: 31 MAY 1845
      Mary Elizabeth HEARD b: 23 JUN 1848 in Per 1850 census and Wm. T.'s chart,,, GA,,,
      Berrian HEARD b: AFT 1850
      William Thompson HEARD b: 02 JAN 1851 in cert family chart,,, GA,,,

      Sources:

      Title: Heard Cousins
      Abbrev: Heard Cousins
      Publication: Harold Heard, Rt. 3, Box 174 A, Amarillo, TX
      Repository:
      Name: Unknown

      Page: Page 85
      Title: William Kilpatrick's ancestors, Recipient: John W. Heard,
      Address: Sarasota, FL, Author E-mail: alhaab@comcast.net
      Abbrev: Al Haab
      Author: Albert A. Haab
      Publication: 10/22/2002
      Page: LetterWilliam Kilpatrick to Agnes Jones
      Title: My Family, Url: Http://sneakers.pair.com/roots/index.htm
      Abbrev: Charles Perrin
      Publication: October 27, 2002
      Title: Correspondence, Recipient: John W. Heard, Author Address:
      Augusta, GA, Recipient Address: Millbury, MA
      Abbrev: Joyce Poole update
      Author: Joyce P. Poole
      Publication: May 18, 2001
      Page: Sept 2002

    5. [S690] 1870 U.S. Census, Village White Plains, Greene Co., GA, Penfield post office, enumerated 9 Aug 1870, Page 8., dwelling 78 (next to her dau. and son in law John Howell) "Herd, Elizabeth, f, w, age 53" (Reliability: 0).

    6. [S689] 1850 U.S. Census, Georgia, Richmond, Division 73, Edmund Heard age 41, clerk, Elizabeth 30, Henry 10, Emma B 8, Edna P. 6, Mary E. 2. (Reliability: 0).

    7. [S963] Harold Heard, (Harold Heard, Rt. 3, Box 174, Amarillo, TX), p. 85 (Reliability: 0).

    8. [S1344] Hannah Brooks Birthday Manuscript, (On file JSHJr. electronic copy available.), Attach C (Reliability: 0).

    9. [S1345] Huguenot Society of South Carolina, (Charleston, S.C.), No. 73, 1968, p. 52-53 (Reliability: 0).