Florence Katherine Thompson

1909–1971 (Age 61)
Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States

The Life of Florence Katherine

When Florence Katherine Thompson was born on 4 November 1909, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, her father, William F Thompson, was 28 and her mother, Elin Katarina Östberg, was 29. She married Theodore J Fellman on 4 November 1929, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States. She died on 7 August 1971, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States.

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Florence Katherine Thompson
Theodore J Fellman
Marriage: 4 November 1929

Spouse & Children

4 November 1929
Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • William F Thompson


  • Elin Katarina Östberg




World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 4

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 17

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Florence Felman in household of Theodore Felman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence Fellman in household of T J Fellman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence Thompson in household of Wm F Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"

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