Flora Elizabeth "Lizzie" Thompson

F, #384, b. 10 April 1878, d. 18 March 1969
FatherWilliam Alfred Thompson b. 1838, d. 1905
MotherIreva Waggonner b. 1843, d. 1889
RelationshipGreat-grandaunt of Kellie Sue Thompson
FamilyThe Thompson Family
ChartsLewis Thompson Descendants
Alexander Waggonner Descendants
     Flora Elizabeth "Lizzie" Thompson was born on 10 April 1878 at Caldwell County, Texas. She was the daughter of William Alfred Thompson and Ireva Waggonner. Flora Elizabeth "Lizzie" Thompson married William Edward Stroud, son of Farley Stroud and Mary Fowler, in 1898 at Madison County, Arkansas. Flora Elizabeth "Lizzie" Thompson died on 18 March 1969 at Kingston, Madison, Arkansas, at age 90. She was buried in March 1969 at Kingston Cemetery, Kingston, Madison, Arkansas.
Lizzie and WE Stroud Tombstone
Photograph by Kellie S. Thompson

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     Flora Elizabeth "Lizzie" Thompson appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Caldwell, Texas, in the household of William Alfred Thompson and Ireva Waggonner.
1880 United States Federal Census
about W. A. Thomson Name: W. A. Thomson
Home in 1880: Caldwell, Texas
Age: 40
Estimated birth year: abt 1840
Birthplace: Tennessee
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's name: Areve Thomson
Father's birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's birthplace: North Carolina
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Occupation: Farming
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Cannot read/write:


Deaf and dumb:

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Household Members: Name Age
W. A. Thomson 40
Areve Thomson 34
Lee Thomson 12
George Thomson 10
Wilson Thomson 6
Mattie Thomson 4
Lizzie Thomson 2
Thomson 2m
Boniface Ferirer 49

Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: , Caldwell, Texas; Roll 1294; Family History Film: 1255294; Page: 265D; Enumeration District: 29; .

Source Information:

Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site.
Original data: Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Her mother Ireva Waggonner died in 1889 at Praire Lea, Caldwell County, Texas. Her married name was Stroud. Her daughter Earl Cammie Stroud was born in 1899 at Arkansas. Her son Melvin Stroud was born in 1903 at Arkansas. Her mother William Alfred Thompson died in 1905 at Kingston, Madison, Arkansas. Her son Bee Stroud was born in 1905 at Arkansas. Her daughter Mary Stroud was born in 1908 at Arkansas.
Flora Elizabeth "Lizzie" Thompson and William Edward Stroud appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Madison County, Arkansas, at Kings River Township, enumerated 25 April 1910. WE is a farmer on his rented family farm. Both WE and Lizzie are able to read and write. Their children Earl Cammie, Melvin, Bee and Mary were listed as living with them. Also, living with the family is Vernon "Vern" Thompson, Lizzie's Brother.
1910 United States Federal Census
about W E Strand Name: W E Strand
[W E Stroud]
Age in 1910: 36
Estimated birth year: abt 1874
Birthplace: Arkansas
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
Mother's Birth Place: Arkansas
Spouse's name: Lizzie Strand
Home in 1910: Kings River, Madison, Arkansas
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
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Household Members: Name Age
W E Strand 36
Lizzie Strand 32
Cammie Strand 11
Melven Strand 7
B Strand 5
Mary Strand 2
Vernan Thompson 22

Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Kings River, Madison, Arkansas; Roll T624_57; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 72; Image: 165.

Source Information:

Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
Original data: Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA
Her husband William Edward Stroud died on 1 July 1954.
Flora Elizabeth "Lizzie" Stroud of Huntsville, Madison County, Arkansas was listed in Vernon "Vern" Thompson's obituary on 17 October 1954 as a surviving sister.
Vernon Thompson Dies October 16; Rites at Kingston

Vernon Thompson, 65, died Saturday morning. October 16 at 1:30 a.m. at his home in Springdale after a long illness.

He was born February 19, 1889 at Perrie Lee, Texas but had been a resident of Arkansas for 62 years. Mr. Thompson was converted some time ago and had lived a devoted Christian life since.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Venna Thompson, six sons and six daughters, Archie Thompson, Greenfield, Calif., Crawford Thompson, Springdale, Vernon Thompson Jr., Tulsa, Okla., Claude Thompson, Huntsville, John Carl and Charlie of the home; Mrs. Lenora Butler, Springdale, Mrs. Ruth Griggs, Kingston, Mrs. Estelle Cook, Springdale, Mrs. Goldie Nobles and Mrs. Rosie Dolph of Tulsa, Okla. and Mrs. Dixie Calico, Huntsville; three brothers, Fields Thompson, Shreveport, La. and George Thompson, Greenville, Texas; one sister, Lizzie Stroud of Huntsville, and 22 grandchildren.

Graveside services conducted by Rev. Noel Easterling were held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Kingston. Burial was in the Kingston cemetery under the direction of the Brashears Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were D.L. Thompson, Melton Thompson, Olen Thompson, Melvin Stroud, Bea Stroud and Earnest Combs.


William Edward Stroud b. 22 Jun 1882, d. 1 Jul 1954