From 'Echoing Footsteps', published 1967, Powder River County Extension Homemakers Council
By Andrus Tyler
Roy Thompson, a native of Missouri, arrived in the Stacey vicinity in the spring of 1913.
He worked on various ranches during the summer. In the fall he filed on the south half of the section known of as "The Thompson Place". During the winter he engaged in sawmill operations on Liscomb Creek with a number of others. While occupied there, he had an accident with the saw which resulted in the loss of several fingers. After his hand healed, he was employed on the ranches and followed his trade as a plumber in Butte, Montana.
Returning from Butte, he took up residence on his homestead and was married to Jessie M. Lightner of Grabeel, Missouri, in Miles City, on October 19, 1916. They resided on their homestead during the winter. In the spring they sold the place to Henning and Suepke, and upon confirmation of the sale they returned to Missouri.