Florentine Neva Welsh (Ehrlich)

Female14 February 1915–20 March 1997

Brief Life History of Florentine Neva

When Florentine Neva Welsh (Ehrlich) was born on 14 February 1915, in Zwingle, Dubuque, Iowa, United States, her father, John Henry Welsh, was 33 and her mother, Susan Ansie Peters, was 28. She married Earl Albert Ehrlich on 8 February 1934, in Key West, Dubuque, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Table Mound Township, Dubuque, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Julien Township, Dubuque, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 20 March 1997, in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Key West, Dubuque, Iowa, United States.

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Earl Albert Ehrlich
Florentine Neva Welsh (Ehrlich)
Marriage: 8 February 1934
Duane "Dewey" Earl Ehrlich
Doreen Ehrlich
Loras Allen Ehrlich

Sources (21)

  • Florntine Welsh in household of John Welsh, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Florentene Welsh, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Florentine Neva Welsh Ehrlich, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    8 February 1934Key West, Dubuque, Iowa, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 1

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    1917 · Camp Dodge

    Age 2

    Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 22

    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish, English, and Irish: ethnic name from Middle English welshe (Old English wēalisc, wēlisc) ‘foreign, Welsh’, for someone from Wales or a speaker of the Welsh language. Compare Walsh and Wallace .

    Americanized form of German Welsch .

    Americanized form of Ukrainian and Jewish (from Ukraine) Voloshin or its Polish variant Wołoszyn (see Woloszyn ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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