When Florence Elizabeth Shinn was born on 5 April 1865, in Cedar Creek Township, Lake, Indiana, United States, her father, William Joshua Shinn, was 53 and her mother, Almira Darling, was 39. She married Franklin Aldon Herman from January 1881 to December 1881. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in LaGrange, Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 22 November 1950, in Buchanan, Berrien, Michigan, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Buchanan, Berrien, Michigan, United States.
English (Norfolk and Suffolk): nickname from Middle English shin(ne) ‘fair, handsome’, a variant of Shine 3 and Sheen 2.