Florence Leona Thompson

1888–1967 (Age 78)
Shippenville, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Florence Leona

When Florence Leona Thompson was born on 21 March 1888, in Shippenville, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Horace Burton Thompson, was 23 and her mother, Sarah Anna Haupt, was 24. She married George Washington Crawford on 2 February 1907, in Shippenville, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Fincastle Magisterial District, Botetourt, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 6 January 1967, in New Castle, Craig, Virginia, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Florence Leona Thompson
George Washington Crawford
Marriage: 2 February 1907
William Horace Crawford
Hannah Crawford
Kyle Johnson
Cleo Irene Crawford
Lawrence Yelton Crawford
Harold Woodrow Crawford
Evelyn Geneva Crawford
Zylpha Lucille Crawford
Sarah F. Crawford
Juanita Elizabeth Crawford
Mildred Virginia Crawford
Thelma Leona Crawford

Spouse & Children

2 February 1907
Shippenville, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States


  • William Horace Crawford


  • Female1909–2000Female

  • Lawrence Yelton Crawford


  • Male1912–2009Male

  • Evelyn Geneva Crawford


+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Horace Burton Thompson


  • Sarah Anna Haupt




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 6

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 21

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.

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)

  • Leona Thompson in household of Burty Thompson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Leona Crawford in household of George Crawford, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence L Crawford in household of George W Crawford, "United States Census, 1930"

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