Florence L. Thompson

1896–1991 (Age 94)
Groveport, Franklin, Ohio, United States

The Life of Florence L.

Florence L. Thompson was born on 23 August 1896, in Groveport, Franklin, Ohio, United States as the daughter of E. F. Thompson. She married Stanley Clayton Pettit on 12 August 1916, in Franklin, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She died on 12 January 1991, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Mound Cemetery, Piketon, Pike, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Florence L. Thompson
Stanley Clayton Pettit
Marriage: 12 August 1916
Clifton C Petitt
Jack Stanley Pettit
Richard Eugene Pettit
Tom G Pettit

Spouse & Children

12 August 1916
Franklin, Ohio, United States


  • Clifton C Petitt


  • Jack Stanley Pettit


  • Richard Eugene Pettit


  • Tom G Pettit


Parents & Siblings

  • E. F. Thompson




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 27

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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 L Petitt in household of Stanley C Petitt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florence L Pettit in household of Stanley Dayton Pettit, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence Thompson in entry for Tom G Pettit and Joann Jones, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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