Grace Leona Thompson

28 September 1907–25 January 1997 (Age 89)
La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Grace Leona

When Grace Leona Thompson was born on 28 September 1907, in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Christian Alfred Thompson, was 34 and her mother, Anna Marie Fjeld Nelson, was 32. She married Laird LeMoyne Johnston Sr on 26 October 1964, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States. She died on 25 January 1997, at the age of 89, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Laird LeMoyne Johnston Sr
Grace Leona Thompson
Marriage: 26 October 1964

Spouse and Children

26 October 1964
Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1915 · Arrowrock Dam built

Age 8

In 1915, this dam was the tallest concrete dam of its kind in the world. From 1935-1937, it was repaired, raising the structure an additional 5 feet.

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Grace Thompson in household of Christian Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Grace E Boucher in household of Charles L Boucher, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Grace Leona Johnson, "Idaho, Bonneville County, Idaho Falls, Rose Hill Cemetery Records, 1800-2007"

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