Thursday, December 15, 2011

Rev. A.J. Thomson of Lyon County, Kentucky

Albert J. Thomson was pastor of the Presbyterian Church at Kuttawa, Lyon County, Kentucky from 1882 until his death in 1919. He and his wife, Julia, are both buried at Kuttawa Park Cemetery. The following obituary appeared in The Herald and Presbyter, a Presbyterian Family Paper, on 10 September 1919.

"Rev. Albert J. Thomson,of Kuttawa, Ky., died on August 31, in the seventieth year of his age. He had been in feeble health for some time and gradually declined. He was born in Steelsville, Mo., September 1, 1849, graduated at Princeton College of Kentucky and at Danville Theological Seminary. He was pastor at Kuttawa since 1882, preaching also at Marion, Ky., and at Craigs Chapel, Ky. in connection with Kuttawa for several years. He was a useful and devoted minister, held in high esteem by his people and by his fellow ministers."

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