Florence E Soule

FemaleMarch 1862–11 April 1954

Brief Life History 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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Charles Henry Blewfield
Florence E Soule
Marriage: 11 January 1882
Everett Elwin Blewfield
Grace Estella Blewfield
Floyd Leslie Blewfield
Lester L Blewfield

Sources (17)

  • Florence E Blewfield in household of Grace E Swenson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence E Soule, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Florence Estelle Soule Blewfield, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 January 1882McHenry, Illinois, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

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


    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.


    Age 24

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English (Gloucestershire): of Norman origin, a variant of Soul .

    French (Soulé): topographic name for someone who lived in a house exposed to sun, a variant of Soulier 2; or a habitational name from Soulé, the name of several places in the southwestern part of France.

    History: George Soule (1600–80), one of the passengers on the Mayflower in 1620, was one of the founders of Duxbury, MA, where he became comparatively wealthy. He left eight children.

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

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