Martha Jane Floro

FemaleMarch 1825–19 February 1910

Brief Life History of Martha Jane

When Martha Jane Floro was born in March 1825, in Ballard, Kentucky, United States, her father, William Floro, was 25 and her mother, Martha Crofford, was 21. She married John VanEaton about 1841. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in Mason, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 19 February 1910, at the age of 84, and was buried in Mason, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John VanEaton
Martha Jane Floro
Marriage: about 1841
Levi Van Eaton
Sarah Ann Van Eaton
Catherine E VanEaton
Richard Van Eaton
William Henry VanEaton
David Van Eaton
Eliza Jane or Catherine Elizabeth Van Eaton
John Van Eaton
Susan Van Eaton
Mary Vaneaton
Elizabeth Jane VanEaton
Nancy M Vaneaton
Martha S Vaneaton
Maria Van Eaton
Emma VanEaton

Sources (13)

  • Martha J Van Eaton in household of John Van Eaton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Martha J Floro - birth: about 1825; Kentucky, United States
  • Martha Jane Floro Vaneaton, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1841
  • Children (15)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries: 1829 – 1841: Tazewell County, Illinois, United States. 1841 – Present: Mason County, Illinois, United States.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 5

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

    Age 23

    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Italian Mariano, Domenic, Antonio, Bonifacio, Emilio, Fiore, Franca, Gino, Ignazio, Tommaso. Spanish Ramon, Teresita, Angel, Juan, Juanita, Lourdes, Pedro.

    Spanish and Italian: from the personal name Floro, from Latin Florus, which is from florus ‘blooming, flowering’.

    In some cases possibly also an American shortened form of Greek Floros or of any of various patronymics derived from this name.

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

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