Thompson, Charles a Presbyterian minister, was born at Salem, N.Y., Nov.26, 1831. He was converted in 1853; educated at Monmouth College and Theological Seminary, Monmouth, Ill.; licensed by Chicago Presbytery April 3, 1863; ordained by Monmouth Presbytery pastor of Olena and Oquaka churches, Ill., June 17, 1863; and died Dec. 31, 1865. He was a good, man, "walked with God," and preached in demonstration of the spirit, and with power. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1867, p. 363.