Florence R Stinchcomb

June 1895–25 June 1964 (Age 69)
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Florence R

When Florence R Stinchcomb was born in June 1895, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, her father, George H Stinchcomb, was 35 and her mother, Roba R Smith, was 31. She lived in Olmsted Township, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Columbia Township, Lorain, Ohio, United States for about 30 years. She died on 25 June 1964, in Elyria, Lorain, Ohio, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Columbia Station, Lorain, Ohio, United States.

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George H Stinchcomb
Roba R Smith
George Lewis Stinchcomb
Harry Clayton Stinchcomb
Florence R Stinchcomb

Parents and Siblings

    George H Stinchcomb


    Roba R Smith




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Stinchcombe in Gloucestershire, recorded in the 12th century as Stintescombe, from the dialect term stint ‘sandpiper’ + cumb ‘narrow valley’.

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

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  • Florence Stinchcomb in household of George Stinchcomb, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence R Stinchcomb in household of Roby R Stinchcomb, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence Stinchcombe in household of George Stinchcombe, "United States Census, 1900"

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