Florence Lola Thompson

1898–1997 (Age 98)
Lyman, Fremont, Idaho, United States

The Life of Florence Lola

When Florence Lola Thompson was born on 22 November 1898, in Lyman, Fremont, Idaho, United States, her father, Hyrum Lucullus Thompson Jr, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Ellen Bacon, was 31. She married Clifton Ray Nielsen on 19 December 1916. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She immigrated to Canada in 1900 and lived in Alberta, Canada for about 10 years and Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1930. She died in 1997, at the age of 99.

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Florence Lola Thompson
Clifton Ray Nielsen
Marriage: 19 December 1916
Ray Thompson Neilson
Nadine Neilson

Spouse & Children

19 December 1916


Parents & Siblings



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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

Age 29

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 Neilson in household of Clifton Neilson, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • 1930 CENSUS: OR, Multnomah, Portland, Florence L Neilson in household of Hyrum L Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • 1916 CENSUS: Canada, Alberta, Florence Thompson in household of Lucullus Thompson, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1916"

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