Florence Balzura Younce

16 July 1913–14 April 1996 (Age 82)
Danville, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Florence Balzura

When Florence Balzura Younce was born on 16 July 1913, in Danville, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Luther ( Rev.) Younce, was 26 and her mother, Daisy Rhea, was 21. She married Garfield Grannis Thatcher on 1 October 1955, in Hollywood, Broward, Florida, United States. She died on 14 April 1996, in Waynesville, Haywood, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Grace Episcopal In The Mountains Columbarium, Waynesville, Haywood, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Garfield Grannis Thatcher
Florence Balzura Younce
Marriage: 1 October 1955

Spouse and Children

1 October 1955
Hollywood, Broward, Florida, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Luther ( Rev.) Younce


    Daisy Rhea




World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 5

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch or North German Jauns, patronymic variant of Jahn .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence Baizura Yonce, "Florida Marriage Index, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001"
  • Florence Younce Thatcher, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Florence Younce Thatcher, "Find A Grave Index"

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