Florence L Thompson

1883–1971 (Age 87)
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Florence L

When Florence L Thompson was born on 18 July 1883, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Winfield Scott Thompson, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Ann Carroll, was 28. She married James Joseph Craven on 6 December 1904, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Bristol, Lincoln, Maine, United States for about 1 years and South Bristol, Lincoln, Maine, United States in 1920. She died on 3 March 1971, in Greenfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Erving, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Florence L Thompson
James Joseph Craven
Marriage: 6 December 1904
Winfield Scott Craven
Louis Carroll Craven

Spouse & Children

6 December 1904
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Winfield Scott Thompson


  • Sarah Ann Carroll




  • Marietta Thompson


  • Emma Frances Thompson


  • Lewis C Thompson


  • John Willis Thompson


  • Sarah Elizabeth Thompson


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 15

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 23

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 L Cranmer in household of Willis Cranmer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florence L Heeck in household of Corneluis R Heeck, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence Creamer in household of Willis Creamer, "United States Census, 1910"

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