Lavina Thompson

Female28 January 1919–1 June 1999

Brief Life History of Lavina

Lavina Thompson was born on 28 January 1919, in Midlothian, 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.

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Family Time Line

William Tod Snelgrove
Lavina Thompson
Marriage: 16 May 1943

Sources (5)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Lavina Thompson - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Lavina Thompson
  • Lavina T. Snelgrove, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Lavina Or Tommie Snelgrove in entry for Tod Snelgrove, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 May 1943Cedar 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.

    1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

    Age 10

    Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.


    Age 22

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name T(h)om(me) (see Thom ) + -son ‘son of Tom’. Thomson is usually the Scottish form, that with the intrusive -p- being English. Both forms are common in Ireland. The surname Thompson is also very common among African Americans.

    Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen and of its Swedish cognate Thomsson. Compare Thomson .

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

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