Daniel Ferguson Thomson

Daniel Ferguson Thomson was born in Iowa on November 11, 1876, then moved to the Pleasant Valley area, owned land which was located on the same road as the Pleasant Valley Cemetery.

He married Lela May Stump, and had four children, Lorena Thomson Venne, Anna Loretta Thomson Tebbs, Johnnie C Thomson, and Colleen Audrey Thomson Darnell.

Daniel worked as a sheep herder and also doing different little jobs around the Pleasant Valley area and Goldendale area.

Daniel was sent to the Medical Lake treatment center, but escaped after being there for a little while. They found him, and he suffered a major heart attack at the age of 60, which took his life. He passed on January 18, 1936 at Medical Lake, Spokane, WA

Written by Great-Granddaughter Sarah Tebbs.

Additional Notes & Sources

WA State Death Records
News Reports/Obituary (Link & Work by Jeffrey Elmer)
Findagrave Memorial & Obituary
Makes Get Away (Goldendale, Sentinel, page 1, column 4)

In addition, resources are available on ancestry.com with a subscription:
   WWI Draft Registration; 1900, 1910, 1920 & 1930 US Censuses

Note: Some records may be listed under "THOMPSON"