Flossie Marie Walker

28 February 1900–29 April 1990 (Age 90)
Putnam, Missouri, United States

The Life of Flossie Marie

When Flossie Marie Walker was born on 28 February 1900, in Putnam, Missouri, United States, her father, Austin Eli Walker, was 35 and her mother, Mary Melinda Guffey, was 31. She married Lenard L Thomas on 27 October 1915. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Douglas Township, Appanoose, Iowa, United States in 1940 and Centerville, Boone, Iowa, United States in 2010. She died on 29 April 1990, in Murray, Clarke, Iowa, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Centerville, Appanoose, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lenard L Thomas
Flossie Marie Walker
Marriage: 27 October 1915
Naomi A Thomas
Delbert Clayton Thomas
Lucille Thomas
Wyvon C Thomas
Lalah L Thomas
Odetta Thomas
Kenneth Doyle Thomas
Norma Joan Thomas

Spouse and Children

27 October 1915
Jerome, Appanoose, Iowa





    Odetta Thomas


    Kenneth Doyle Thomas


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Austin Eli Walker


    Mary Melinda Guffey




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 4

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English (especially Yorkshire) and Scottish: occupational name for a fuller, Middle English walkere, Old English wealcere, an agent derivative of wealcan ‘to walk, tread’. This was the regular term for the occupation during the Middle Ages in western and northern England. Compare Fuller and Tucker . As a Scottish surname it has also been used as a translation of Gaelic Mac an Fhucadair ‘son of the fuller’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Marie F Thomas in household of Leonard Thomas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Flossie Marie Walker Thomas in entry for Alta Naomi Thomas, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Marie Walker in entry for Lalah Luciel Thomas, "Iowa, Birth Records, 1921-1942"

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