Florence Scriver

Brief Life History of Florence

When Florence Scriver was born on 29 July 1897, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, her father, Jacob Scriver, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Whaley, was 27. She married Wellington Butler on 19 November 1918, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 20 July 1959, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Wellington Butler
1888–1964
Florence Scriver
1897–1959
Marriage: 19 November 1918
Madeline F Butler

Sources (6)

  • Florence Scriver in household of Jacob Scriver, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Florence Scriber, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Florence Scriver, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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World Events (4)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Schryver , Schrijver ‘the scribe’, from Middle Dutch scrivere ‘scribe, clerk’. Compare English Scriven , German Schreiber .

English: variant of Scrivener . This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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