Florence L. Thompson

1848–1920 (Age 72)
Kingston, Ross, Ohio, United States

The Life of Florence L.

When Florence L. Thompson was born on 24 May 1848, in Kingston, Ross, Ohio, United States, her father, Asad William Thompson, was 33 and her mother, Diantha Entrekin, was 31. She married Samuel Marfield on 18 December 1867. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Circleville, Pickaway, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1920. She died on 29 October 1920, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States.

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Florence L. Thompson
Samuel Marfield
Marriage: 18 December 1867
Dwight Steele Marfield
William Thompson Marfield
George R Marfield
James T. Marfield
Lizzie S Marfield
Paul B Marfield

Spouse & Children

18 December 1867
, Pickaway, Ohio


  • Male1868–1955Male

  • William Thompson Marfield


  • George R Marfield


  • James T. Marfield


  • Lizzie S Marfield


+1 More Child

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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 12

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 19

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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)

  • Mary F Marfield in household of Samuel Marfield, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Florence L Marfield in household of Samuel Marfield, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Florence L. Thompson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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