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Lois Thompson Alternate spelling Layce

Birth: She was born around 1913 in Oklahoma.  

Family Information: Sister of Cecil Thompson.  


Pre-Colony History: In 1920 she was living in Oklahoma with her parents and siblings. NOTE: In 1930 she was listed on the census here in the colony, but also still listed with her parents in Oklahoma.  

Home in Colony: The 1930 US Census lists both her and her brother as a lodger with the Rollie Ridgeway family.  

Job in Colony: In May 1930 Maxine Palmer helped the Mesdames Oberleitner, Hewett, Kimball, Hardy, and Lacefield; the Misses Lois Thompson, Bonnie Mason, Florence Case and Rhea Mae Baldwin; and the Messrs. Petersen, Wichman and DeBoer serve dinner under the direction of Mrs. Walter Fread.

In 1930 she was working as a teacher for the colony. 

Other Info: In July 1930 he visited the Rice Ranch along with Mrs. R.W. Banta, Mrs. Charles Brannon, Ernest Kimball, George and Bee Jensen, Laura Synoground, Royall Thompson, Sextus Garrett and Hope Shoemaker.  

Post-Colony History:  


Sources: US Census: 1920, 1930; "Llano Colonist": May 3, 1930, May 17, 1930, July 19, 1930  


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