Florence Lenore Thompson

1890–1934 (Age 43)
Little Sioux, Harrison, Iowa, United States

The Life of Florence Lenore

When Florence Lenore Thompson was born on 12 August 1890, in Little Sioux, Harrison, Iowa, United States, her father, Francis Lucius Thompson, was 36 and her mother, Arrema Emily Montague, was 35. She lived in Monona, Iowa, United States in 1915 and Fayette Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1920. She died on 9 April 1934, in Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Francis Lucius Thompson
1853–1940
Arrema Emily Montague
1855–1927
Edith L Thompson
1882–1882
Ruby C Thompson
1883–1889
Laura Esme Thompson
1885–1940
Grace Camilla Thompson
1887–1967
Florence Lenore Thompson
1890–1934

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 12

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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 Thompson, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Florence L Thompson in household of Frank L Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Florence L Thompson in household of Peter Cooper, "United States Census, 1920"

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