Florence Evelyn Thompson

19 November 1918–20 June 2009 (Age 90)
Absarokee, Stillwater, Montana, United States

The Life of Florence Evelyn

When Florence Evelyn Thompson was born on 19 November 1918, in Absarokee, Stillwater, Montana, United States, her father, Edgar Harold Thompson, was 34 and her mother, Lola Pauline Rash, was 29. She married John Whitney Loughnane on 15 April 1942, in Belgrade, Gallatin, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Sweet Grass, Montana, United States in 1930 and Belgrade, Serbia in 2009. She died on 20 June 2009, in Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Belgrade, Gallatin, Montana, United States.

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John Whitney Loughnane
Florence Evelyn Thompson
Marriage: 15 April 1942
Ronald Keith Loughnane
William Glen Loughnane
John James Loughnane

Spouse and Children

15 April 1942
Belgrade, Gallatin, Montana, United States


    Ronald Keith Loughnane



    John James Loughnane


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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1919 · Oil is Discovered at Cat Creek

Age 1

Located near Petroleum and Garfield counties in Montana is Cat Creek . It was here in 1919, that oil was discovered
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Florence Thompson in household of Edgar Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Horance E Thompson in household of E H Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florence Laughman in entry for Clella O Leland, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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