Lila Verona Thompson

19 July 1908–22 March 1997 (Age 88)
Norfolk, Madison, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Lila Verona

When Lila Verona Thompson was born on 19 July 1908, in Norfolk, Madison, Nebraska, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Thompson, was 25 and her mother, Salena Grace Adams, was 21. She married Paul Floyd Morter on 24 April 1926, in South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Brown, Nebraska, United States in 1935 and Judicial Township 7, Imperial, California, United States in 1940. She died on 22 March 1997, in Newberg, Yamhill, Oregon, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Newberg, Yamhill, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Paul Floyd Morter
Lila Verona Thompson
Marriage: 24 April 1926
Eldoris Morter
Ramona Morter
Harry Morter
Rodney Morter
Joan Morter

Spouse and Children

24 April 1926
South Dakota, United States


    Eldoris Morter


    Ramona Morter


    Harry Morter


    Rodney Morter


    Joan Morter


Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 2

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

Age 24

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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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Sources (3)

  • Lila Morter in household of Paul Morter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lila V Thompson in household of Benjaman F Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mrs Lila V Thompson Mortor, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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