Florence Mae Wilson

3 April 1883–24 September 1980 (Age 97)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Florence Mae

When Florence Mae Wilson was born on 3 April 1883, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, her father, George Wilson, was 41 and her mother, Sarah Adamson, was 34. She married Alexander Williams Leatham on 17 December 1907, in Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 24 September 1980, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Williams Leatham
Florence Mae Wilson
Marriage: 17 December 1907
Florence Mae Leatham
Robert Alexander Leatham

Spouse and Children

17 December 1907
Weber, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1898 · The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory Opens

Age 15

The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory harvested sugar from beets because sugar cane was hard to grow in northern Utah. During World War, it was hard to get sugar beet seeds, so the company started to harvest the seeds of the beets they were using. The Company merged with a factory in Logan to create the Amalgamated Sugar Company which is still operational today.
1909 · A Summer Capitol

Age 26

Besides farming and shipping with the trolley up to Ogden Valley, there was an effort to convince the state of Utah to have a summer capitol near the town of Huntsville. Even though it didn’t happen, the Ogden Rapid Transit Company extended the Trolley route to Huntsville, so others could vacation there.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Florence Leatham in household of George E Wilson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence Latham in household of Alexander Latham, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Florence M Latham in household of Alexander Latham, "United States Census, 1920"

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