Florence May Larsh

21 April 1887–1953 (Age 65)
Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States

The Life of Florence May

When Florence May Larsh was born on 21 April 1887, in Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States, her father, William W Larsh, was 23 and her mother, Molly Maria Howard, was 21. She had at least 1 daughter with William J. Fleming. She lived in Alton Township, Madison, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died in 1953, at the age of 66.

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William J. Fleming
Florence May Larsh
Emily M. Fleming

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    William W Larsh


    Molly Maria Howard





    Harry William Larsh


    Leo Roy Larsh



    Irwin Lorch


+2 More Children

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.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Larsch, a vernacular short form of the personal name Laurentius ( see Lawrence ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence Fleming, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence Lorch in household of Wm Lorch, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Florence M Fleming in household of William J Fleming, "United States Census, 1930"

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