Rev John Flory

Male18 July 1854–4 March 1941

Brief Life History of John

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.

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Rev John Flory
Mary Ann Shock
Marriage: 17 December 1876
Nora Elma Flory
Anna Maud Flory
Samuel Isaac "Sam" Flory
Jennie Josephine Flory
Rolland Floyd Flory
Bessie M. Flory

Sources (30)

  • John Flory in entry for Samuel Isaac Flory, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • John Flory in household of Isaac Flory, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Flory in entry for Ralph A Hammon and Jennie J Flory, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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  • Marriage
    17 December 1876Defiance, Ohio, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 6

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 9

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

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 27

    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.

    Name Meaning

    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).

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

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