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Captain Joseph Lowes Thompson
Mildred Adamson                       1888-1978
Mildred was born on 25 May 1888, the daughter of John Adamson and Mary Burnop Mail. She died in 1978, at age 90, in a nursing home in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.
Joseph Lowes Thompson                            1886-1929
Joseph Lowes was born 3 July 1886 in Fulwell, of Charles Elliot Thompson and Mary Jane Kish. He married Mildred Adamson on 5 January 1910. He was a shipowner, and during WW1, a Captain of 2/5th West Yorkshire Regiment. They moved to New York, USA, in 1922, and resided at 8 Field Court, in the Town of Bronxville, in the Village of Mamaroneck, Westchester County, New York. He died on 27 June 1929, just six days short of his 43rd birthday. Cause of death was a heart attack. His occupation was listed as Christian Science Practitioner. After his death, Mildred and the children, except for one of the twins, who had already married, returned to England.
Mildred Adamson Thompson
in her wedding dress
They had the following children:
  Rosalind Blossom Born 2 Apr 1911   Sunderland, County Durham Married Robert Howison Overstreet
James C. Cady
Rosemarie Pearl Born 2 Apr 1911   Sunderland, County Durham Married Claud Frederick Demuth
Joseph Lowes Born 8 Sep 1916   Harrogate, Yorkshire County Married Kathleen Nutt
Kenneth Cameron Born 1927   Bronxville, New York, USA

Birth of Parents
Joseph Lowes Thompson b: 3 Jul 1886  c: 27 Jul 1886 Monkwearmouth Venerable Bede Parish, County Durham
son of Charles Elliott and Mary Jane Thompson of Newcastle Road, shipbuilder
1886 3Q Sunderland 10a 659

Mildred Adamson b: 25 May 1888             Whitburn, County Durham      1888 3Q South Shields 673 659
daughter of John Adamson and Mary Burnop Mail, shipowner, Roecliff House

Marriage
5 Jan 1910 Marriage
Joseph Lowes Thompson
Mildred Adamson
St. George's Presbyterian Church        1910 1Q Sunderland 10a 1009
Father: Charles Elliot Thompson, Shipbuilder
Father: John Adamson, Shipowner
  Newspaper
 5 January 1910      Joseph Lowes Thompson Married Mildred Adamson           1910 1Q Sunderland 10a 1009
The marriage took place this afternoon at St. George's Presbyterian Church of Mr. Joseph Lowes Thompson, 2nd son of Mr. Charles E. Thompson, shipowner and chairman of the Sunderland Rural District Council, and Miss Mildred Adamson, daughter of Mr. John Adamson, shipowner of Westburn. The minister officiating was the Rev. A. Wylie Blue, and the bride was given away by her father, the bridesmaids being Misses Edith and Theo Adamson (sisters of the bride), and Miss Mail (cousin). Mr. Claud Bulmer was the best man. After the ceremony, a reception was held at Westburn, and during the day, the newly wedded pair commenced their wedding tour, which is to be spent on the Continent. They have been the recipients of a very large number of handsome presents. The wedding cake was made by Mr. Edward Binns, Fawcett Street.

Children
Rosalind Blossom Thompson b: 2 Apr 1911   Sunderland, County Durham       1911 2Q Sunderland 10a 701
twin daughter of Joseph Lowes Thompson and Mildred Adamson, Westburn House
Rosemarie Pearl Thompson b: 2 Apr 1911   Sunderland, County Durham       1911 2Q Sunderland 10a 701
twin daughter of Joseph Lowes Thompson and Mildred Adamson, Westburn House

  Newspaper
 2 April 1911      BIRTH
THOMPSON - At Westburn, Sunderland, on Apr. 2nd to Mr. and Mrs. J. Lowes Thompson, twin daughters.

Westburn, Thornhill Terrace, Sunderland

Joseph Lowes Thompson b: 8 Sep 1916   Harrogate, Yorkshire County        1916 4Q Knaresborough 9a 155
of Joseph Lowes Thompson and Mildred Adamson, of "Milston", Warwick Crescent, Harrogate
Father is a Shipowner, and Captain 2/5th West Yorkshire Regiment   Died 28 Aug 1985


1922     Family sailed from Southampton, to New York City, on the Aquitania, arriving on 7 April 1922. The immigration manifest stated they were visiting Joseph's brother, Allan Robert Thompson, at Bronxville Road, Bronxville, Westchester County, New York. The family settled in Bronxville, and remained there until Joseph's death in 1929.

Kenneth Cameron Thompson b: 1927   Westchester County, U.S.A.
of Joseph Lowes Thompson and Mildred Adamson of Bronxville, New York
Died 18 Mar 2003       Yakima, Washington     SS= 565 52 0527

The Joseph Lowes Thompson family at Bronxville, New York.

The Joseph Lowes Thompson family at Bronxville, New York.

Death
Joseph Lowes Thompson Died 27 June 1929, Age 42 Residence: 8 Field Court, Town of Bronxville, Village of Mamaroneck, Westchester County, New York, U.S.A.. The body was cremated, and the ashes placed in the family plot at Mere Knolls Cemetery, Monkwearmouth.

  Newspaper
 Died 27 June 1929      DEATH
The death is reported from New York of Mr. Joseph Lowes Thompson, who was a son of the late Mr. Charles Elliot Thompson, of the Poplars, Sunderland, and formerly of Ashville, Sunderland. He had been in New York about 12 years, and leaves a widow (a daughter of the late Mr. John Adamson, of Sunderland), two sons, and two daughters.
LONDON   1 Nov 1929                         Probate
THOMPSON, Joseph Lowes - of 8 Field-court, Bronxville, New York, U.S.A., died 27 June 1929, Probate London 1 November, to Mildred Thompson, widow, and William Kirk Hewson, accountant.   Effects £3,324 13s. 4d. in England
1929   Mildred returned to England with Rosemarie, Joseph, and Kenneth.

Summary of the Will of Mr. Joseph Lowes Thompson
of Stratford House, East Bolden, Sunderland, County Durham

Trustees and Executors:
1886 - 1929       Dated 3 July 1914

Wife Mildred, brother Charles Elliot Thompson, and
William Kirk Hewson of 55 John Street, Sunderland.
William Kirk Hewson Twenty Five pounds for services rendered.
Wife:  Mildred Thompson: All my furniture and other household effects and my motor car, plus 100 pounds to be paid within one month of my death.
Until death or remarriage: The full income from my residuary trust fund.
If wife remarries: One half the amount otherwise entitled
Children:  Any and all After death or remarriage of wife, the annual income from the Trust Estate equally divided
Codicil to Will of Joseph Lowes Thompson
of 2 The Lawn, Sunderland, County Durham
Dated 4 January 1921
Delete Trustee and Executor: Brother Charles Elliot Thompson
Rosemary Blossom stayed in the U.S.
1930 Census 1 Apr 1930
Yonkers, Westchester County, New York
9 Bronxville Road
District 82, Image 5 of 23
Birthplace
Person
Birthplace
Father
Birthplace
Mother
William Rich
Ethel B. (Wife)
Charlotte M.
Amanda Sodersten (Wid)
Blossom Thompson
Age 56
Age 55
Age 21
Age 62
Age 19
R.R. Foreman


Lodger
Lodger
Pennsylvania
New York
New York
Sweden
England
Pennsylvania
North Carolina
Pennsylvania
Sweden
England
Pennsylvania
North Carolina
Pennsylvania
Sweden
England
abt 1873
abt 1974
abt 1908
abt 1867
2 Apr 1911

Blossom will marry Robert Howison Overstreet
1930 Census 1 Apr 1930
Manhattan, New York, New York
98 Morningside Avenue
District 900, Image 3 of 40
Birthplace
Person
Birthplace
Father
Birthplace
Mother
Harry A. Overstreet
Elsie B. (Wife)
Robert H.
Allan B.
Age 54
Age 48
Age 19
Age 15
College Professor California
California
California
California
Germany
California
California
California
Germany
California
California
California
25 Oct 1875
abt 1881
31 Dec 1910
abt 1915

1940 Census 1 April 1940
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
District 103-288, Image 8 of 16
5707 S. Harper Ave
B I R T H
P L A C E
   Residence   Apr 1, 1935
        City               State
Robert H. Overstreet
Rosalind T. (Wife)
Leslie T. (Son)
Richard C. (Son)
Age 29
Age 29
Age 5
Age 2
Grocery Manager California
England
Illinois
Illinois
Same Place
Same Place
Same Place
Same Place
31 Dec 1910
2 Apr 1911
abt 1935
abt 1938
Rented, value $453/MO,   1939 Total earnings $2,250
The Times, Monday, Feb 8, 1937                         Marriages
  DEMUTH : THOMPSON - On Feb. 5, 1937, at the Priory, Christchurch, Claud Frederick, younger son of Frederick George Demuth, of Southbourne to Rosemarie Pearl, daughter of the late Capt. J. Lowes Thompson, of Sunderland, Durham, and Mildred Thompson, of 80, Stanpit Christchurch.

Death
Rosemarie Pearl (Thompson) Demuth Died 11 Dec 1956 Age 45 ,         Cobham,       1956 Dec Surrey Northern 5g 443

LONDON   26 Feb 1957                         Probate
DEMUTH, Rosemarie Pearl - of Church Stile House, Cobham, Surrey (wife of Claud Frederick Demuth) died 11 December 1956, at The Cottage Hospital, Cobham, Probate London 26 February, to the said Claud Frederick Demuth, advertisement copy writer, and Ronald Pitcairn Demuth, architect.   Effects £5,353 13s. 1d.
Death
Mildred (Adamson) Thompson Died 13 Mar 1978 Age 90         Leamington Spa,       1978 4Q Warwick/L 31 446
Widow of Joseph Lowes Thompson, in a nursing home.