Florence V. Anderson

13 October 1904–24 January 1964 (Age 59)
South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States

The Life of Florence V.

When Florence V. Anderson was born on 13 October 1904, in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, her father, Varney S. Anderson, was 38 and her mother, Florence Hill Doughty, was 30. She married Clarence L. Bergquist on 8 August 1925, in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Rockford Township, Winnebago, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 24 January 1964, in Camarillo, Ventura, California, United States, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Clarence L. Bergquist
1891–1960
Florence V. Anderson
1904–1964
Marriage: 8 August 1925
Alan Varner Berquist
1926–2001

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 August 1925
Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 2

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1920

Age 16

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (3)

  • Florence Bergquist in household of Clarence Bergquist, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence Bergquist in household of Clarence Bergquist, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence Anderson in household of Varney S Anderson, "United States Census, 1920"

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