Florence Leona Christie

1 September 1903–16 September 1983 (Age 80)
Tahlequah, Cherokee, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Florence Leona

When Florence Leona Christie was born on 1 September 1903, in Tahlequah, Cherokee, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Jack or Jackson Christie, was 20 and her mother, Mary Jane Cobb, was 33. She married Cleo Leroy Owens on 14 February 1921, in Tahlequah, Cherokee, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Judicial Township 3, Kern, California, United States for about 5 years and Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States in 1951. She died on 16 September 1983, in Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Lakewood Memorial Park, Hughson, Stanislaus, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cleo Leroy Owens
Florence Leona Christie
Marriage: 14 February 1921
Violet Imogene Owens
Viola Nadine Owens
Leroy Cleo Owens
Troy Irvin Owens
Ruby Loraine Owens
Florence Katherine Owens

Spouse and Children

14 February 1921
Tahlequah, Cherokee, Oklahoma, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 2

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Scottish: from the personal name Christie, a pet form of Christian .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florance L Akman in household of William M Akman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Florence Hills in household of James Robert Hills, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence L Owens in household of Leroy C Owens, "United States Census, 1930"

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