Florence Bama Ketron

Brief Life History of Florence Bama

When Florence Bama Ketron was born on 11 April 1898, in Scott, Virginia, United States, her father, James Decatur Catron, was 30 and her mother, Ollie Martha Bishop, was 23. She married Garland M. Woods on 27 December 1921, in Gate City, Scott, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Fulkerson District, Scott, Virginia, United States in 1940 and Fulkerson, Scott, Virginia, United States in 1950. She died on 25 September 1982, in Gate City, Scott, Virginia, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Hermon United Methodist Church Cemetery, Gate City, Scott, Virginia, United States.

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Garland M. Woods
Florence Bama Ketron
Marriage: 27 December 1921
Robert J Woods
Ivan G Woods
Mazie Verna Wood
Berlen Thedford Woods
Verna Mae Woods
Frances Lorraine Woods
Shirley Marlene Woods

Sources (16)

  • Florence Woods, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Florence Ketrow, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"
  • Florence Bammie Woods, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kettering .

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

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