Florence L. Dickinson

FemaleOctober 1880–11 August 1913

Brief Life History of Florence L.

When Florence L. Dickinson was born in October 1880, in Homer, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, her father, Hezekiah Dickinson, was 30 and her mother, Cornelia Vreeland, was 26. She married Orion Adrian Maurer on 7 November 1903, in Marshall, Calhoun, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 11 August 1913, in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, at the age of 32.

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Orion Adrian Maurer
Florence L. Dickinson
Marriage: 7 November 1903
Lyle Leon Maurer
Bernita E Maurer
Donald Adrian Sackrider

Sources (8)

  • Florence Maurer in household of Orion Maurer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Florence Dickinson, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Florence Maurer, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

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  • Marriage
    7 November 1903Marshall, Calhoun, Michigan, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 1

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1881 · Hudson's

    Age 1

    Clothing merchant Joseph Lowthian Hudson opened his first store inside the Detroit Opera House on April 2, 1881. Hudson was very successful with his small store and was able to move to a larger location on Woodward Avenue, far outside what was then the commercial district. Hudson's continued to grow until it became the tallest department store in the world. Hudson's 2,124,316 square foot store filled 32 floors, had 51 elevators, 48 escalators, 705 fitting rooms, and served over 16,000 meals a day.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 10

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Dickenson , a patronymic from the Middle English personal name Dicun a pet form of Richard (see Dicken ) + son.

    History: Jonathan Dickinson, the first president of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton), was born in Hatfield, MA, in 1688. Both his parents came from pioneer Connecticut Valley stock.

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

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