Florence Lorina Thompson

1875–1951 (Age 75)
Tuscola, Douglas, Illinois, United States

The Life of Florence Lorina

When Florence Lorina Thompson was born on 31 December 1875, in Tuscola, Douglas, Illinois, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Thompson, was 28 and her mother, Sarah Barthena Wood, was 26. She married George William McCoubrey on 4 June 1913, in Kansas, United States. She lived in Stohrville Township, Harper, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Foster, King, Washington, United States in 1930. She died on 24 November 1951, in Roy, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Mountain View Memorial Park, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Florence Lorina Thompson
George William McCoubrey
Marriage: 4 June 1913

Spouse & Children

4 June 1913
Kansas, United States

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 2

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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 Mccouvrey in household of George W Mccouvrey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florence L Thompson in household of Thomas J Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Florence L Mccoubrey in household of George W Mccoubrey, "United States Census, 1930"

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