Flora M Harscher

5 October 1887–July 1985 (Age 97)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Flora M

When Flora M Harscher was born on 5 October 1887, her father, Johannes "John" Harscher, was 46 and her mother, Meta Liese, was 35. She married William Otto Joens in 1911, in Illinois, United States. She lived in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died in July 1985, at the age of 97.

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William Otto Joens
Flora M Harscher
Marriage: 1911

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    William Otto Joens



Illinois, United States

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 5

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 26

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 German: variant of Harscher ( see Harsch ).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): derivative of Hersch .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from modern German Herrscher ‘ruler’, ‘sovereign’.

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

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  • Flora M Harscher in household of John Harscher, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Flora M Harscher - Government record: birth-name: Flora M Harscher

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