Thompson, Nancy 1935

Obituary – Nancy Thompson
Contributed to Genealogy Pit Stop
By Dennis Goddard
East Liverpool Review


Former Irondale Woman, 91, Aided Union Soldiers

Funeral services for Mrs. Nancy Thompson, 91, widow of Duffield A. Thompson, one of Jefferson county’s oldest residents, who died Thursday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henry Grizzell Toronto, will be held there Sunday (May 16, 1935) at 1:30 p. m.

The body will be taken to Chestnut Grove Methodist Episcopal church in Irondale, where services will be also held. Burial will be made in Chestnut Grove cemetery.

Mrs. Thompson who lived in Irondale more than 50 years, aided in making uniforms for Union Soldiers during the Civil war. She was born in Pittsburgh, Feb. 2, 1844. From Irondale, she moved to Toronto about 10 years ago.

She leaves three other daughters, Mrs. Edward Dennis of Cleveland, Mrs. W. H. Welch of Beaver, Pa., and Mrs. Clifford Rawlings of Huston, Pa., two sisters, Mrs. Sara Smith of Alliance and Mrs. Cora Pittinger of Chester, W. Va., and two brothers, James Burk of Newark, O., and Stratton Burk of Bridgeville, Pa.