Lennie Shields Thompson

b. 27 June 1890, d. 8 May 1966
  • Lennie Shields Thompson was born on 27 June 1890 in Alabama.
  • Robert Lee Thompson and Laura Shields Adams appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Amaudville, Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana. Other members of the household included Lennie Shields Thompson, George Felix Thompson, Henry Brooks Thompson, John Franklin Thompson and Zealous Abraham Thompson.
  • She married Charles Franklin Emery Jr. circa 1907, and they divorced a few years later.
  • Robert Lee Thompson and Laura Shields Adams appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana. Other members of the household included Lennie Shields Thompson, John Franklin Thompson, Henry Brooks Thompson, Zealous Abraham Thompson, Lennie Mae Thompson and Robert Lee Thompson.
  • Robert Lee Thompson appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Washington, Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana, at Main Street enumerated next to the household of August Muller.. Other members of the household included Lennie Shields Thompson, George Felix Thompson, Anne Odille Melancon, Georgie Thompson, Curtis James Thompson, Lennie Mae Thompson and Robert Lee Thompson.
  • She married Lawrence Joseph Muller, son of August Z. Muller and Emma L. (?), in 1922.
  • Lawrence Joseph Muller and Lennie Shields Thompson appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Washington, Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana, at Main Street Lawrence Muller was the enumerator for this census in this place.. Other members of the household included Robert Lee Thompson.
  • Lennie Shields Thompson and Lawrence Joseph Muller appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Washington, Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana, at Main Street. Other members of the household included Robert Lee Thompson.
  • The following appeared on 14 September 1950 in The Times-Picayune: [Died] Of 6209 Cameron Blvd., on Tuesday, September 12, 1950, at 10:15 o'clock p. m., George Felix Thompson, beloved husband of Anne Odille Melancon; father of Mrs. F. J. Spahn, Curtis James and Alcide Joseph Thompson of this city; grandfather of Adrienne and Sybil Spahn and Lorraine Thompson; brother of Mrs. L. J. Muller, Frank, Henry and Zealous Thompson; aged 65 years; a native of Alabama, and a resident of this city for 57 years.
         Relatives and friends of the family, also employes of Katz and Besthoff Drug Stores, American Brewing Company and Ben Wolfe Printing Company, are invited to attend the services from the funeral home of Albert E. Briede and Son, Inc., 1160 Camp street, on Thursday, September 14, 1950, at 9:30 o'clock a. m., followed by a mass at St. Raphael's church at 10 o'clock a. m.
         Interment in Garden of memories, 4800 Air-Line Highway.
  • Lennie Shields Thompson and Lawrence Joseph Muller were photographed with their extended family during the mid-1960s.
  • Lennie Shields Thompson died on 8 May 1966 at age 75.
  • Her husband Lawrence Joseph Muller became a widower at her death.
  • She was buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Washington, Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana.
  • Last Edited: 11 May 2014

Family 1: Charles Franklin Emery Jr. b. 25 June 1879

Family 2: Lawrence Joseph Muller b. 16 March 1891, d. 13 April 1988