Florell Jane Currier

Femaleabout 1846–14 June 1931

Brief Life History of Florell Jane

When Florell Jane Currier was born about 1846, in Erie, New York, United States, her father, Erdix Tinney Currier, was 28 and her mother, Laura Amelia Goodspeed, was 25. She married Franklin Safford Hanks on 1 September 1867, in Bremer, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Kaneville, Kane, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Marshall, Lyon, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 June 1931, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Nashua, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States.

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Franklin Safford Hanks
Florell Jane Currier
about 1846–1931
Marriage: 1 September 1867
Franklin Victor Hanks
Elbert Oscar Hanks
Carl Larue Hanks

Sources (19)

  • Florell Hanks in household of Franklyn S Hanks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florell J. Carrier, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Florell Jane Hanks, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 September 1867Bremer, Iowa, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    about 1846

    Age NaN

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Kane, Illinois, United States

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 24

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a person who dressed leather after it was tanned, from Middle English curr(e)iour (Old French conreeur ‘currier’).

    Americanized form of French Caillé (see Caille 3) and Carrière (see Carriere ).

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

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