Florence Lenora Townsend

Female20 October 1903–21 May 1963

Brief Life History of Florence Lenora

When Florence Lenora Townsend was born on 20 October 1903, in Lockwood, Barton, Tioga, New York, United States, her father, Jeremiah White Towsand, was 35 and her mother, Mary Ann Pruyne, was 17. She married Floyd B Perry on 4 February 1922, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Tioga, New York, United States in 1920 and Barton, Barton, Tioga, New York, United States for about 20 years. She died on 21 May 1963, at the age of 59, and was buried in Chemung, Chemung, Chemung, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Floyd B Perry
Florence Lenora Townsend
Marriage: 4 February 1922
Harold Burton Perry
Floyd B Perry Jr
Kenneth Leroy Perry
Helen Louise Perry
Janice M Perry
Douglas Norman Perry
Lenora Cecelia Perry
Donald Eugene Perry

Sources (9)

  • Florence L Perry, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Florence Lenora Townsend Perry, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Florence Leonora Towsand in entry for Floyd Burton Perry, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 February 1922New York, United States
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

    Age 14

    Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 16

    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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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: topographic name for someone who lived at the extremity of a village, from Middle English toun(es)ende. Compare Town . There may have been some confusion with Townson .

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

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