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Apr 20, 2021 - 11:55 AM
1311 posts since 7/26/2015

I've read that Uncle Jimmy Thompson was born in Tennessee, then his family moved to Texas for a while when he was young. Later, they moved back to Tennessee. Uncle Jimmy moved to Bonham, Texas as an adult, later moving back to Tennessee. Does anybody know what Texas town, or what region of Texas he first moved to with his parents?

Edited by - soppinthegravy on 04/20/2021 11:58:24

Apr 23, 2021 - 7:32:12 AM

RobBob

USA

2728 posts since 6/26/2007

I have read that he would go to Texas to play in contests and go back to Tennessee.

Edited by - RobBob on 04/23/2021 07:32:31

Apr 23, 2021 - 9:04:32 AM

DougD

USA

10063 posts since 12/2/2007

The most detailed information I've found about Uncle Jimmy was a 1975 article by Charles Wolfe and Bill Harrison. If you haven't already seen it, you can download it here: slippery-hill.com/content/flying-clouds
It isn't specific about where the family lived in Texas. Maybe this would be a good research project for you, Daniel!

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