Florence Mead

1853–1920 (Age 67)
Ingham, Michigan, United States

The Life of Florence

When Florence Mead was born about 1853, in Ingham, Michigan, United States, her father, William S Mead, was 49 and her mother, Susan T. Leach, was 37. She married Albert Henry Hosmer on 24 November 1875, in Jackson, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Spring Arbor, Jackson, Michigan, United States for about 20 years and Washburn, Bayfield, Wisconsin, United States in 1900. She died in 1920, in Ashland, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Glidden, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Henry Hosmer
1853–1930
Florence Mead
1853–1920
Marriage: 24 November 1875
Edith Hosmer
1877–1943
Jessie Marie Hosmer
1878–
Willard H Hosmer
1880–1950
Viola Mary Hosmer
1886–1970

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 November 1875
Jackson, Michigan, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Oscar Mead

    Male1833–Male

    Olive Mead

    Female1835–1890Female

    Esther Jane Mead

    Female1840–1917Female

    Harriet Louise Mead

    Female1843–1922Female

    William H Mead

    Male1845–Male

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World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 1

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 1

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 19

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English:1. topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow, from Middle English mede ‘meadow’ (Old English mǣd). 2. metonymic occupational name for a brewer or seller of mead (Old English meodu), an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting honey.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florense Hasmer in household of Albert Hasmer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Florence Hosmer in household of Albert Hosmer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Florence Mead in household of William S Mead, "United States Census, 1860"

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