The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 51, July 1947 - April, 1948 Page: 153
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Algernon P. Thompson 153
ford Street.5 He died suddenly on July 3, 1871,56 aged fifty-three,
and on the following day his body was buried after funeral
services conducted by the Reverend J. Querat.7 His grave is lost.
On July 31, the district court adjourned in his memory, and on
the following day the Houston bar submitted to the court reso-
lutions on his death.58
Immediately after his death, Thompson's family removed from
Houston. His son, Edgar W. Thompson, died in Brazos County
51Houston Union, April 21, 1869.
6oHouston Daily Telegraph, July 4, 1871.
7Liber Defunctorum. In the entry recording his burial, his name is given as
"Judge A. M. Thompson" and his age as about fifty-five.
8sMinutes of the 11th District Court, O, 246.
59W. P. A., Index to Probate Cases of Texas, No. 2zr,Brazos County, April 26, 184z-
March z, x939 (San Antonio, 1941), 41.
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