Celeste Jane Chambers
(1851-1939)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. William J. Thompson

Celeste Jane Chambers 1 2 3

  • Born: 28 Dec 1851, Greensburg, Decatur, IN 1 3 4
  • Marriage (1): William J. Thompson on 10 Oct 1871 in , Decatur, IN
  • Died: 14 Mar 1939, Kokomo, Howard, IN at age 87 3 4
  • Buried: 16 Mar 1939, South Bend: Highland Cemetery, St. Joseph, IN 3 4

   Other names for Celeste were Celesta Jane Chambers 5 and Celestia Jane Chambers.4

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Wayne Twp., Bartholomew, IN. 2 The 1880 census recorded W. J. Thompson, school teacher, 30, with wife Celeste J., 28; daughters Ethlyn, 8; and Bessie, 2; and son James H., 2 months old when the census was recorded in June, 1880. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana except Ethlyn in Kansas, and Celeste's father in Kentucky.

2. Census in 1900 in Columbus, Bartholomew, IN. 1 The 1900 census recorded living at 1005 Fifth in Columbus: William Thompson, school teacher, 50, born Feb 1850, with wife Celeste, 43, Dec 1851; and daughters Linnie M., 28, Aug 1872; Bessie, 23, Jul 1877; and Alva, 13, July 1887. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana except Linnie in Kansas, and Celeste's father in Kentucky.


Celeste married William J. Thompson on 10 Oct 1871 in , Decatur, IN. (William J. Thompson was born on 12 Feb 1850 in , Bartholomew, IN,1 6 died in 1926 in South Bend, St. Joseph, IN 6 and was buried in South Bend: Highland Cemetery, St. Joseph, IN 6.)


Sources


1 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MMBC-G52 Linnie M Thompson in entry for William Thompson, 1900.

2 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MHMD-XZV Celeste J. Thompson in entry for W. J. Thompson, 1880.

3 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=131411558.

4 Ancestry.com, <i>Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011</i>, Certificate 8388. Celeste Jane Thompson. Father James Chambers. Mother Nancy Morgan. Spouse William Thompson. Informant Mrs. Grant Beecher.

5 Ancestry.com, <i>Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011</i>, Certificate 30361. Ethlyn M. Beecher. Father Wm J. Thompson. Mother Celesta J. Thompson. Informant Grant Beecher.

6 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=131411363.



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