Florence Ruth Leland

3 July 1887–18 August 1976 (Age 89)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Florence Ruth

When Florence Ruth Leland was born on 3 July 1887, in Kansas, United States, her father, Charles E Leland, was 33 and her mother, Clara Belle Parker, was 31. She married Arthur Lee Thompson Jr. on 23 June 1914, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Adell, Sheridan, Kansas, United States in 1920 and Washington, District of Columbia, United States in 1930. She died on 18 August 1976, in Leesburg, Loudoun, Virginia, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Lee Thompson Jr.
Florence Ruth Leland
Marriage: 23 June 1914
Jean Thompson
Leland Thompson
Arthur Lee Thompson III
Ruth D. Thompson

Spouse and Children

23 June 1914
Washington, District of Columbia, United States



    Leland Thompson


    Arthur Lee Thompson III


    Ruth D. Thompson


Parents and Siblings

    Charles E Leland


    Clara Belle Parker




World Events (8)

1888 · Washington Monument Completed

Age 1

The Washington Monument designed by Robert Mills, was completed and opens to the public on October 9, 1888.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 25

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McClellan or McLelland .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence R Leland in household of Charles E Leland, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Flora Leland in household of Charles Leland, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Florence Thompson in household of Arthur Lee Thompson, "United States Census, 1940"

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