Monday, June 21, 2010

Death of Claudie Thompson

Mrs. Claudie Isabelle Thompson nee: Carroll, died 13 Feb 1948 in a traffic accident in which she was hit by a city bus while walking to work. She was 75. Surviving her was a daughter, Edna Morris, of Evansville; a son, Albert Morris, of Detroit, MI; sisters Martha (Carroll) Hall, of Evansville; Betty (Carroll) Cavanaugh of Corydon, KY, a brother John Carroll, of Evansville; and a daughter-in-law, Beulah Thompson, of Evansville.

Source: Claudie Isabell Thompson's newspaper article and obituary, "Injuries Fatal To Woman Hit By City Bus: Traffic Death Toll Stands at Four for This Year", The Evansville Press, Evansville, Indiana, 13 February 1948, page 1, column 1. Abstracted here, by Terry Winchester, 21 June 2010.

Online Resources

Below are a couple of the online resources which you can use to locate information on your ancestors. I provide these sources so that you can get as much information as possible before hiring a researcher.

Happy Hunting,


Terry Winchester
Evansville (Vanderburgh County) Indiana
Southern Indiana Research