Florence Harrison

18 May 1878–1 April 1951 (Age 72)
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Florence

When Florence Harrison was born on 18 May 1878, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Abner Harrison, was 30 and her mother, Mary Ann Archer, was 30. She married Owen William Bayes on 27 July 1902, in Great Berkhampstead, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years and Northchurch, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died on 1 April 1951, in Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 72.

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Owen William Bayes
Florence Harrison
Marriage: 27 July 1902
Herbert Owen Bayes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 July 1902Great Berkhampstead, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 2
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
    Age 6
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
    1904 · The Entente Cordiale
    Age 26
    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): from the Middle English personal name Harry or Herry + -son. These were the common pronunciations of Henry (see Harry ).History: Harrison is an extremely common surname in northern England. One important and influential American family of bearers are descended from Benjamin Harrison, who emigrated from England to VA in 1633 or 1634. Descendants include another Benjamin Harrison (c. 1726–91), who was an activist in the American Revolution and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. His son William Henry Harrison (1773–1841) and great-grandson Benjamin Harrison (1833–1901) both became presidents of the US.

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Florence Harrison in household of Abner Harrison, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • Florrie Harrison in household of Abner Harrison, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
    • Florie Harrison, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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