Florence Joy Thompson

1909–1987 (Age 77)
Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Florence Joy

When Florence Joy Thompson was born on 15 September 1909, in Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming, United States, her father, William Henry Thompson, was 34 and her mother, Nannie Ellen McFeely, was 32. She married Herbert Edward Sprague on 10 July 1929, in Greeley, Weld, Colorado, United States. She lived in Laramie, Albany, Wyoming, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 46 Drake, Larimer, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 25 June 1987, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Florence Joy Thompson
Herbert Edward Sprague
Marriage: 10 July 1929

Spouse & Children

10 July 1929
Greeley, Weld, Colorado, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • William Henry Thompson


  • Nannie Ellen McFeely




World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1914 · The Ludlow Massacre

Age 5

On April 20, 1914, the Colorado national Guard and the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company guards, attacked striking coal miners in Ludlow, Colorado, killing 25 people, including miners, women, and children.

Age 22

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Joy F Thompson in household of William H Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joy F Talbow in household of Edward W Talbow, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence Joy Thompson in household of William H Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"

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