Faye Louise Thompson

25 November 1924–7 December 2000 (Age 76)
Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Faye Louise

When Faye Louise Thompson was born on 25 November 1924, in Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States, her father, Riley Silas Thompson, was 24 and her mother, Fay Johnson, was 25. She married Darwin E. Bradfield on 12 February 1943, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States. She lived in Scipio Election Precinct, Millard, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 7 December 2000, in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Scipio Cemetery, Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Darwin E. Bradfield
Faye Louise Thompson
Marriage: 12 February 1943

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World Events (8)

Age 3
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1927 · Land Covered in Dinosaur Fossils
Age 3
The quarry was originally found by sheepherders and cattlemen as they drove their animals through the area. The Department of Geology at the University of Utah soon visited the area and found 800 fossils of a variety of Dinosaurs from the Jurassic Era. Because of the proximity of the site to Cleveland, Utah, and because most of the expeditions were financed by Malcolm Lloyd, the site was later known as the Cleveland-Lloyd Quarry. In later years, Princeton college spent three summers at the site. They collected a total of 1,200 bones, part of which were sent back to the school and mounted to complete a full skeleton of an Allosaurus, Utah’s State Fossil. Over the years, excavations led to the collection of more than 12,000 fossils from the quarry. It was designated as a National Natural Landmark in 1965.
1944 · The G.I Bill
Age 20
The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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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When the children were younger and we lived in Scipio it was the custom each year for the Primary and Sunday school to sponsor a "little dance" for the children on Christmas Eve. Everyone had a new d …

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  • Fay Louise Thompson Bradfield in household of Darwin Bradfield, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Fay Louise Thompson Bradfield in household of Darwin Bradfield, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Faye Louise Thompson Bradfield in household of Darwin E Bradfield, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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