Florence Hanks

26 January 1881–
Avening, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Florence

When Florence Hanks was born on 26 January 1881, in Avening, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Hanks, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Whiting, was 29. She married Frederick Charles Hayes on 1 September 1906, in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Tidenham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1911 and Greenfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States in 1920.

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Frederick Charles Hayes
Florence Hanks
Marriage: 1 September 1906
Freda Dorothy Hayes
John Frederick Hayes
Robert Charles Hayes

Spouse and Children

1 September 1906
Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom


    Freda Dorothy Hayes


    John Frederick Hayes


    Robert Charles Hayes


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

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.
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 23

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 31

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Hank, a short form of Hankin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence J Hayes in household of Frederick Hayes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florence Hanks in household of John Hanks, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Florence Hanks in household of John Hanks, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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