James Thompson, 1750-1825

James Thompson, 1750-1825 (HMYA8)

Location: Lancaster, KY 40444 Garrard County
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N 37° 40.512', W 84° 38.719'

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Burial site of first Lincoln Co. surveyor, commissioned Jan., 1781. Surveyed this area, then part of Lincoln Co. Daniel Boone was made Deputy Surveyor under him, 1783. Thompson, nephew of Isaac Shelby, was State Rep., Garrard Co., 1803; State Senator, 1804-06. First Lt. with 12th Va. Militia in Rev. War. Trustee of Kentucky Academy, 1794, and the Lancaster Academy, 1798.
HM NumberHMYA8
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1371
Year Placed1970
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 8:55pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 707658 N 4172387
Decimal Degrees37.67520000, -84.64531667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 40.512', W 84° 38.719'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 40' 30.72" N, 84° 38' 43.14" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5629 Lexington Rd, Lancaster KY 40444, US
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