Category Archives: Billy Thompson

Billy Thompson Graveside Memorial

Title: Billy Thompson Graveside Memorial Location: Fairview Cemetery Bastrop Start Time: 11:00am Date: 2013-10-19  

SECOND REGIMENT TEXAS MOUNTED RIFLES

Ben Thompson Civil War Record Lisa Lach Ben Thompson served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War in the 2nd Regiment Texas Mounted Rifles, commanded by Colonel John S. Ford.  On April 17, 1861, Company H of the 2nd Regiment Texas Mounted Rifles was organized, under Captain George. W. Hamner. At various times Captain Hamner’s Company H was also… (more…)

Ben Thompson Geneaology

A Brief Look into the Geneaolgy of Ben Thompson William Thompson, (Ben’s father) was born December 17, 1816, in Hull, Yorkshire, England. William Thompson came from a line of Master Mariners and at a very young age earned his own sea legs.  He served for eight months  in the Royal British Navy. William Thompson married Mary Ann nee Baker on… (more…)