Henry Samuel Florence Sr.

5 September 1895–5 September 1986 (Age 91)
Porterville, Morgan, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Henry Samuel

When Henry Samuel Florence Sr. was born on 5 September 1895, in Porterville, Morgan, Utah, United States, his father, Samuel Stephen Florence, was 24 and his mother, Minnie Giles, was 23. He married Abigail Amanda Hintze on 24 December 1914, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 1, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940 and World in 1940. He died on 5 September 1986, in Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Holladay Memorial Park, Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Samuel Florence Sr.
Abigail Amanda Hintze
Marriage: 24 December 1914
Vivian Florence
Margaret Florence
Betty Dora Florence
Henry Samuel Florence Jr.
Giles Hintze Florence Sr
Calvin Keith Florence Sr
Anne Florence
Beverly Florence
Maxine Florence
LaRue Florence
Bobby Florence

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1914Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    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.
    1896 · Utah Becomes a State
    Age 1
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 24
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the personal name Florence, used by both sexes (from Latin masculine Florentius and feminine Florentia, from florens ‘blooming, flowering’ and ultimately from flos, genitive floris ‘flower’). Both Latin names were borne by several early Christian martyrs.English: habitational name from Florence in Italy, originally named in Latin as Florentia.French: from the female personal name Florence (see 1 above).

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

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    “Dado's Father, Henry Samuel Florence was a man full of service and kindness also. One Sunday when we attended church with him, it was winter and very cold outside, he went to get his coat off the coa …

    Sources (43)

    • Henry Samuel Florence, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Henry S. Florence, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Henry Florence in entry for Howard Fielding Florence, "Arizona, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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