Florence Kerler

FemaleMarch 1898–26 January 1987

Brief Life History of Florence

When Florence Kerler was born in March 1898, in Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois, United States, her father, Charles Kerler, was 25 and her mother, Nettie Higginson, was 20. She married Glenn Weldon Fraseur on 12 September 1928, in Los Angeles, California, United States. She lived in Rock Island, Rock Island Township, Rock Island, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 26 January 1987, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Glenn Weldon Fraseur
1900–1978
Florence Kerler
1898–1987
Marriage: 12 September 1928

Sources (7)

  • Florence Kerler in household of Charles Kerler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Florence Kerler, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Florence Fraseur, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 September 1928Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 2

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

    Age 8

    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 25

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a farmer or a nickname for a physically small person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kerne ‘kernel, seed, pip’, German Kern or Yiddish kern ‘grain’.

    German: occupational name for a carter, from Karren ‘cart’ (see Karner ).

    German: Alemannic occupational name for a baker using spelt (a type of wheat) or for a spelt dealer.

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

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