Florence May Haight

22 May 1896–8 October 1979 (Age 83)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Florence May

When Florence May Haight was born on 22 May 1896, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, John James Haight, was 38 and her mother, Eliza Catherine Moss, was 32. She married Alfred Clifton Horspool on 2 July 1917, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and El Monte Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 8 October 1979, in Glendora, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Alfred Clifton Horspool
1894–1952
Florence May Haight
1896–1979
Marriage: 2 July 1917
Clifton Keith Horspool
1918–1999
Florence Marie Horspool
1919–2009
John Louis Horspool
1921–1995
Rose Margaret Horspool
1925–
Glen Arvel Horspool
1927–2005

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 July 1917
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

Age 3

The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 22

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived at the top of a hill ( see Hight ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Florence May Haight Horspool, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Florence M Haight Horspool in household of Alfred C Horspool, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Florence May Haight Horspool in household of Alfred Clifton Horspool, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.