Florence May Friedley

5 August 1861–13 June 1926 (Age 64)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Florence May

When Florence May Friedley was born on 5 August 1861, in Iowa, United States, her father, Henry Friedley, was 27 and her mother, Maria Dorcas Coe, was 1676. She married John Bell Condon about 1882, in Boone, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Des Moines Township, Boone, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Boone, Boone, Iowa, United States in 1925. She died on 13 June 1926, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

John Bell Condon
Florence May Friedley
Marriage: about 1882
Maude C Condon
Anna Belle Condon
Glen Condon
Ruth Condon
Helen S. Condon

Spouse and Children

about 1882
Boone, Iowa, United States




    Glen Condon


    Ruth Condon


    Helen S. Condon


Parents and Siblings

    Henry Friedley





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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 6

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 20

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

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Friedli .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florance M Condon in household of John B Condon, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Flora Condon in household of John B Condon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Florence M Friedley in household of Henry Friedley, "United States Census, 1870"

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