Florence L. THOMPSON

1886–1961 (Age 74)
Raleigh, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Florence L.

When Florence L. THOMPSON was born on 18 December 1886, in Raleigh, West Virginia, United States, her father, John Wesley Thompson, was 30 and her mother, Mary Cinderella Farley, was 31. She married Dee HEDRICK on 16 February 1910. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 20 August 1961, in her hometown, at the age of 74, and was buried in Thompson Cemetery, Pax, Fayette, West Virginia, United States.

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Florence L. THOMPSON
Marriage: 16 February 1910
Virginia J. Hedrick
Dee Loren Hedrick
John Earl Hedrick

Spouse & Children

16 February 1910


  • Virginia J. Hedrick


  • Male1912–1950Male

  • John Earl Hedrick


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+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 20

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 Thompson, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"
  • Lula Florence Hedrick, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"
  • Lula Florence Hedrick, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

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