Florence Fegley

1895–1974 (Age 79)
Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Florence

When Florence Fegley was born on 6 May 1895, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Samuel Fegley, was 23 and her mother, Sarah Haag, was 19. She married James Miller about 1916, in West Hamburg, Tilden Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. She died on 30 April 1974, at the age of 78.

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Florence Fegley
James Miller
Marriage: about 1916

Spouse & Children

about 1916
West Hamburg, Tilden Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Samuel Fegley


  • Female1876–1957Female



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 10

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. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Vögli, metonymic occupational name for a bird catcher or nickname for someone with birdlike features, from a diminutive of Vogel .

Possible Related Names

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

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