Mary Lucille Spencer

4 January 1921–9 May 2012 (Age 91)
Pearsall, Frio, Texas, United States

The Life of Mary Lucille

When Mary Lucille Spencer was born on 4 January 1921, in Pearsall, Frio, Texas, United States, her father, Donald Allison Spencer, was 23 and her mother, Gladys Lewis, was 20. She married Carlton Clyde Thornblom on 5 August 1939, in Stephenville, Erath, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 2, Jefferson, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 9 May 2012, in Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carlton Clyde Thornblom
Mary Lucille Spencer
Marriage: 5 August 1939
Marguerite Ann Thornblom

Spouse and Children

5 August 1939
Stephenville, Erath, Texas, United States


    Marguerite Ann Thornblom


Parents and Siblings



    Lida Marguerite Spincer



World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 8

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 24

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone employed in the pantry of a great house or monastery, from Middle English spense ‘larder’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Spencer in household of Dona A Spencer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Thornblom in household of Carlton Thornblom, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary S Thornblom in entry for William P Lehrfeld and Marguerite A Thornblom, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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