Florence Aileen Lewis

20 December 1897–March 1985 (Age 87)
New York, United States

The Life of Florence Aileen

Florence Aileen Lewis was born on 20 December 1897, in New York, United States as the daughter of Frank Lewis and Erwin Beal. She married Gifford George Hurlbut on 14 June 1918, in Branchport, Jerusalem, Yates, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Fairport, Perinton, Monroe, New York, United States in 1920 and Yates, New York, United States in 1935. She died in March 1985, in Watkins Glen, Dix, Schuyler, New York, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Jerusalem, Yates, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gifford George Hurlbut
Florence Aileen Lewis
Marriage: 14 June 1918
Margaret E Hurlbut

Spouse and Children

14 June 1918
Branchport, Jerusalem, Yates, New York, United States


    Margaret E Hurlbut


Parents and Siblings

    Frank Lewis


    Erwin Beal




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 20

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Age 23

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Like the French name Louis, which is derived from Ludovicus, from the Old German name Ludwig. A root is "lautwig," meaning illustrious warrior. From this name come the old female names Lewes and Lewisa, from whence comes the modern name Louisa. Louise is a French form of Lewis. Liusaidh is a Gaelic form of Louisa. Luthais is a Gaelic form of Lewis. Loeys is an Anglo-Norman form of Lewis.

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Sources (3)

  • Florence Hurlburt in household of Mary Hurlburt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florence A Hurlbut in household of Gifford G Hurlbut, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence Aileen Lewis in entry for Gifford George Hurlbut, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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