Florence Epperly

Brief Life History of Florence

When Florence Epperly was born on 13 October 1897, in Floyd, Virginia, United States, her father, John William Epperly, was 41 and her mother, Nancy Adaline Cannaday, was 43. She married Coy Raymond Cole on 8 June 1921, in Floyd, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Forest, Bedford, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Forest District, Bedford, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 8 March 1991, at the age of 93.

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Coy Raymond Cole
Florence Epperly
Marriage: 8 June 1921
Nancy Lee Cole

Sources (11)

  • Florence Cole in household of Coy R Cole, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence Epperly, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Florence Epperly, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Eberle or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.

Probably an altered form of English Apperley or of its variant Apperly.

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

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