Florence Ella Senate

March 1874–1953 (Age 78)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Florence Ella

When Florence Ella Senate was born in March 1874, in Illinois, United States, her father, John Elijah Senate, was 37 and her mother, Margaret Ann Hawkins, was 32. She married Charles E. Smith on 27 November 1901, in Sullivan, Missouri, United States. She lived in Polk Township, Sullivan, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Milan, Sullivan, Missouri, United States in 1920. She died in 1953, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Sullivan, Missouri, United States.

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Charles E. Smith
Florence Ella Senate
Marriage: 27 November 1901

Spouse and Children

27 November 1901
Sullivan, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Elijah Senate


    Margaret Ann Hawkins




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 3

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Senat, a senate

Sources (3)

  • Florence Smith in household of Charles E Smith, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Florence E Smith in household of Charles Smith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florence E Senat in household of John E Senat, "United States Census, 1900"

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