Florence May Carroll

20 May 1891–16 April 1966 (Age 74)
Melrose, Monroe, Iowa, United States

The Life of Florence May

When Florence May Carroll was born on 20 May 1891, in Melrose, Monroe, Iowa, United States, her father, Albert Carroll, was 34 and her mother, Laura Dallas Stalcup, was 18. She married John Thomas Wallwork on 1 December 1910, in Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Denver, Colorado, United States in 1920 and Silveyville Judicial Township, Solano, California, United States for about 5 years. She died on 16 April 1966, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Aultorest Memorial Park, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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John Thomas Wallwork
Florence May Carroll
Marriage: 1 December 1910
Helen M Wallwork

Spouse and Children

1 December 1910
Colorado, United States


    Helen M Wallwork


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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 · The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory Opens

Age 7

The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory harvested sugar from beets because sugar cane was hard to grow in northern Utah. During World War, it was hard to get sugar beet seeds, so the company started to harvest the seeds of the beets they were using. The Company merged with a factory in Logan to create the Amalgamated Sugar Company which is still operational today.
1911 · The Salt Lake International Airport

Age 20

The Salt Lake International Airport starts its history as a small airfield. It slowly grew until Charles Lindbergh visited that area. After his visit, the airfield changed into a Municipal Airport and started being a hub for most flights from New York to California. After World War II, the airport turned into an international hub for most flights in the Mountain West. In recent history, It sees around 30 million travelers each year and continues to grow in popularity by the local residents.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cearbhaill or Ó Cearbhaill ‘son (or descendant) of Cearbhall’, a personal name of uncertain origin, perhaps from cearbh ‘hacking’ and hence a byname for a butcher or nickname for a fierce warrior.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence M Rodgers in household of Chester A Rodgers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence Rodgers in household of Chester A Rodgers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence M Carroll in household of Albert Carroll, "United States Census, 1900"

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