Francis Evelyn Thompkins

1924–2010 (Age 85)
Honey Grove, Fannin, Texas, United States

The Life of Francis Evelyn

When Francis Evelyn Thompkins was born on 12 August 1924, in Honey Grove, Fannin, Texas, United States, her father, Richard Benjamin Thompkins, was 45 and her mother, Icy Vendi Exene Dewoody, was 40. She married William Dwight Raiden Sr on 23 May 1942, in Hugo, Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States. She lived in Justice Precinct 5, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 11 May 2010, in Bonham, Fannin, Texas, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Francis Evelyn Thompkins
William Dwight Raiden Sr
Marriage: 23 May 1942

Spouse & Children

23 May 1942
Hugo, Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 5

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Tompkins .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Francis Tompkins in household of Richard Tompkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Francis Thompkins in household of Richard B Thompkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Francis Raiden in entry for Gertrude Genea Thompkins Kilpatrick, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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