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Lee A Thompson and Ina Kanouse.. Ferris Thompson my grandfather !

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Re: Lee A Thompson and Ina Kanouse.. Ferris Thompson my grandfather !

Posted: 1436282222000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1436361109000
Surnames: Thompson, Ball, Phillips
Hi,

There were 2 Ferris Thompson living in Michigan about the same time and about the same age. You have gotten the two of them mixed up. You appear to be seeing records of the other Ferris and thinking that it is a record for your Ferris and then getting confused by the other names and places mentioned in that record.

Your Ferris in 1920.

*United States Census, 1920
Name: Ferris Thompson
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1920
Event Place: Fairplain, Montcalm, Michigan, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 11
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Can Read: Yes
Can Write: Yes
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Birth Year (Estimated): 1909
Birthplace: Michigan
Father's Birthplace: Michigan
Mother's Birthplace: Michigan
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
C J Thompson Head M 49 Michigan
Olive Thompson Wife F 44 Michigan
Stewart Thompson Son M 20 Michigan
Ferris Thompson Son M 11 Michigan

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The other Ferris in 1920.

*United States Census, 1920
Name: Ferris D Thompson
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1920
Event Place: Detroit Ward 14, Wayne, Michigan, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 13
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Can Read: Yes
Can Write: Yes
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Birth Year (Estimated): 1907
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Father's Birthplace: Michigan
Mother's Birthplace: Michigan
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Lee A Thompson Head M 36 Michigan
Ina Thompson Wife F 33 Michigan
Ferris D Thompson Son M 13 Pennsylvania
Merle Thompson Daughter F 11 Pennsylvania
Helen E Thompson Daughter F 8 Pennsylvania
Virginia L Thompson Daughter F 2 New Jersey

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Your Ferris at Find A Grave. Married to a Dorothea. Dora is a nickname for Dorothea.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=22....


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The other Ferris at Find A Grave. He was married to Bernice Marie Ball.whose parents were Sheridan Ball and Gertrude Phillips.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=55...

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49...

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