Museum the New Llano Colony

Lois Thompson Alternate spelling Layce

Birth: She was born around 1913 in Oklahoma.  


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.  

Family Information: Sister of Cecil (Ceacil) Thompson.  

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. 

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

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