Florence E Soule

March 1862–11 April 1954 (Age 92)
Cuba, Lake, Illinois, United States

The Life of Florence E

When Florence E Soule was born in March 1862, in Cuba, Lake, Illinois, United States, her father, James Harvey Soule, was 37 and her mother, Julia Ann Rolfe, was 39. She married Charles Henry Blewfield on 11 January 1882, in McHenry, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Rockford Township, Winnebago, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States for about 30 years. She died on 11 April 1954, at the age of 92, and was buried in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Henry Blewfield
1858–1937
Florence E Soule
1862–1954
Marriage: 11 January 1882
Everett Elwin Blewfield
1883–1926
Grace Estella Blewfield
1885–1967
Floyd Leslie Blewfield
1890–1972
Lester L Blewfield
1897–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 January 1882
McHenry, Illinois, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    James Harvey Soule

    Male1824–1889Male

    Julia Ann Rolfe

    Female1823–1892Female

siblings

(4)

    Marilla M Soule

    Female1846–1922Female

    Rosella F Soule

    Female1852–1921Female

    Emma Adelia Soule

    Female1858–Female

    Female1862–1954Female

World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1871

Age 9

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1886

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: of uncertain origin; perhaps derived from the vocabulary word soul as a term of affection.2 French (Soulé): variant of Soulier 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence E Blewfield in household of Grace E Swenson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence Blewfield in household of Charles H Blewfield, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Florence Blewfield in entry for Floyd Leslie Blewfield, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"

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