Florence Massey

1871–16 September 1952 (Age 81)
Johnston, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Florence

When Florence Massey was born in 1871, in Johnston, North Carolina, United States, her father, Needham Greene Massey Sr, was 32 and her mother, Julia Sophronia Hines, was 23. She had at least 3 sons and 5 daughters with John Robert Uzzell Smith. She lived in Clover Hill, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States in 1910 and Prince George, Virginia, United States in 1920. She died on 16 September 1952, in Smithfield, Johnston, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

John Robert Uzzell Smith
Florence Massey
Jesse Parker Smith
Gordan W Smith
Gertrude Sophronia Smith
Rosa Pearl Smith
Julia Eliza Smith
Virginia Lee Smith
Lillie May Smith
John Smith Mr.

Spouse and Children




    Gordan W Smith


    Gertrude Sophronia Smith


    Rosa Pearl Smith


    Julia Eliza Smith


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Needham Greene Massey Sr


    Julia Sophronia Hines




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 6

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 23

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of various places in northern France which get their names from the Gallo-Roman personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum.2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Marcy in La Manche. This surname is preserved in the English place name Stondon Massey.3 English: from a pet form of Matthew .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence Smith in household of John R Smith, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Florence V Smith in household of John R Smith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florence V Smith in household of John R Smith, "United States Census, 1900"

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