When Rev John Flory was born on 18 July 1854, in Defiance, Ohio, United States, his father, John Flory, was 45 and his mother, Susannna Noffsinger, was 37. He married Mary Ann Shock on 17 December 1876, in Defiance, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Richland Township, Defiance, Ohio, United States for about 60 years and Defiance, Defiance, Ohio, United States in 1941. He died on 4 March 1941, in Defiance, Ohio, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Poplar Ridge Cemetery, Adams Township, Defiance, Ohio, United States.
English and French: variant of Fleury and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this.
French: from a medieval vernacular form of the Latin personal name Florius, a derivative of Florus, which is from florus ‘blooming, flowering’.
South German (in Austria mainly Flöry): from a short form of the personal name Florian . In part, this is a Germanized form of French Fleury (compare 1 above).
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