Florence L. Dickinson

October 1880–1913 (Age 32)
Homer, Calhoun, Michigan, United States

The Life of Florence L.

When Florence L. Dickinson was born in October 1880, in Homer, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, her father, Hezekeih 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 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in 1913, in Homer, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, at the age of 33.

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

Spouse and Children

7 November 1903
Marshall, Calhoun, Michigan, United States


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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

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dicken, Dickin, a pet form of Dick .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence Maurer in household of Orion Maurer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Florence Dickinson in entry for Olen Martin and Berneta Maurer, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
  • ...rence Dickenson in entry for Lyle Maurer and Daisy Olney, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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