Minnie Thompson Born 23 Jun 1874, IL Died 27 Sep 1956 Los Angeles, California
Minnie Thompson married July 5, 1913, St Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri to William Sherman Drumm, b about 1871, MO, who was the son of Enoch S. Drumm and Sarah E.
Minnie Thompson's father was John Benton Thompson b about 1862, MN or WI, death about 1877.
Minnie Thompson's mother Sarah Ellen Little b about 1852 RI, death about 1879, the daughter of Thomas E. Little and Ann Elliott, both born England.
Minnie Thompson's brother John Benjamin Thompson b 1872 IA, death 1945 CA, wife Valera R. Brokaw, b 1884 KS, d 1972 CA,
Children of John Benjamin Thompson and Valera R. Brokaw were Opal Thompson, 1904–1904 KS, Verda Fern Thompson, 1907–1909 KS, Margaret Claudine Thompson Farrow Kinrade, b 1911 KS, d 1985 CA, Marie E. Thompson Noltensmeyer b 1919 KS, d 1998 KS.
Minnie Thompson family history,
John Benjamin Thompson b 1872 IA and sister Minnie Thompson b 1874 IL were orphaned as young children in 1879. Their father John Benton Thompson died in 1877 and their mother Sarah Ellen Little Thompson died in 1879. The Thompson children went to live with their grandparents Thomas E. Little and Ann Elliott Little, whom were residing in Glen Elder, Mitchell County, KS.
Grandparent Thomas E. Little died Feb 26, 1880 in Glen Elder, Mitchell County, KS.
Minnie Thompson and brother John Benjamin Thompson would be raised by their uncle William J. Little and their grandmother Ann Elliott Little as noted in the 1880 Fed Census and 1885 KS State Census, Glen Elder, Mitchell County, KS.
Family of Minnie's brother John Benjamin Thompson, recall visiting Minnie in St. Joseph, MO. Minnie would later move to Los Angeles, CA, sometime after the 1920 Federal Census where she was noted as living with her husband William S. Drumm in St Joseph Ward 3, Buchanan, Missouri.