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1974 - 1978 and 1894 - 1986

Thompson Cemetery

Section 33 - Township 2S

Range 16W

Catalogued by: Mrs. Elmo Woodson of Sheridan, Completed April 30, 1975. The oldest marked grave is that of Ira Rippy, March 25, 1877.

Directions: From Benton, take Highway 35 South about 5 miles, turn left off Bauxite Cut Off Road. Go past railroad, turn right at first black top road, go to Mr. Dan Peterson's home, cemetery is about 1/4 mile in woods off Detonia Road, after crossing a washed out place.

Historical Information: About nine graves in all. According to Mrs. A. C. Dunn. About 1852 or 1853 a family of Ramsey and others come to Saline County. They attended church at a Brush Arbor Methodist Church. The cemetery was started at the church. Now there are Bauxite mines all around it.

Rippy Ira February 25, 1877 - March 25, 1877 (One month)
        Archibald January 16, 1856 - June 5, 1877 (grave sunken)

Thompson Franklin B. (Son of J. B. & M. F.) October 15, 1880 - August 2, 1883
         Louisa (Wife of J. M.) June 26, 1825 - December 16, 1881
         Son of M. & Louisa May 20, 1866 - June 12, 1892

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