Florence N. Hershey

6 December 1877–25 September 1895 (Age 17)
Ashland, Ohio, United States

The Life of Florence N.

When Florence N. Hershey was born on 6 December 1877, in Ashland, Ohio, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin HERSHEY, was 25 and her mother, Maria Rowland, was 23. She died on 25 September 1895, in her hometown, at the age of 17.

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Benjamin Franklin HERSHEY
Maria Rowland
Myrtle Betz Hershey
Clark W. Hershey
Florence N. Hershey
Heny Hershy
Mary Virginia Hershey
Arthur Ray Hershey
Emmett Roland Hershey

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World Events (3)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 9

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (American): Americanized form of various like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish names, see for example Hershkowitz .2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Hercé or Hercy in Mayenne, France.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence Hershey, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Florence N Hershey, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Florence Hershy, "Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997"

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