Lavina Thompson

28 January 1919–1 June 1999 (Age 80)
Ellis, Texas, United States

The Life of Lavina

Lavina Thompson was born on 28 January 1919, in Ellis, Texas, United States. She married William Tod Snelgrove on 16 May 1943, in Cedar Hill, Dallas, Texas, United States. She died on 1 June 1999, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William Tod Snelgrove
Lavina Thompson
Marriage: 16 May 1943

Spouse and Children

16 May 1943
Cedar Hill, Dallas, Texas, United States

World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1937 · Los Angeles California Temple

Age 18

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the Los Angeles California Temple on March 6, 1937. 

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Thomas . Thompson is widely distributed throughout Britain, but is most common in northern England and northern Ireland.2 Americanized form of Thomsen .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lavina Or Tommie Snelgrove in entry for Tod Snelgrove, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Lavina T. Snelgrove, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lavina Thompson - Memory of Someone: death: 1 June 1999; Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.