Flóra "Florentina" Gecselyi

1860–1945 (Age 84)

The Life of Flóra "Florentina"

When Flóra "Florentina" Gecselyi was born on 19 March 1860, in Hungary, her father, Janosne Gecsey, was 20 and her mother, Flora Kürthy, was 20. She married Károly "Carl" Lator in 1885, in Sonkád, Szatmár, Hungary. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1945, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Hungary.

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Family Time Line

Flóra "Florentina" Gecselyi
Károly "Carl" Lator
Marriage: 1885
Gyula Latour
Károly Lator
Julia Lator

Spouse & Children

Sonkád, Szatmár, Hungary


Parents & Siblings

  • Janosne Gecsey


  • Flora Kürthy




World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 7

Hungary becomes autonomous partner in Austro-Hungarian Empire.
1884 · Largest Island Park in the Nation

Age 24

Belle Isle Park is a 982-acre island park in the Detroit River between Michigan and Ontario. Belle Isle is the largest city-owned island park in the United States, and it is connected to mainland Detroit by the MacArthur Bridge. It's home to the Belle Isle Aquarium, the Belle Isle Conservatory, the Belle Isle Nature Center, the Detroit Boat Club, the James Scott Memorial Fountain, the Dossin Great Lakes Museum, a municipal golf course, a half-mile swimming beach, and numerous monuments.

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Flóra Gecselyi in entry for Károly Lator and Emilia Tivadar, "Hungary Civil Registration, 1895-1980"
  • Flora Gessie in entry for Andrew Toth and Julia Lator, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Flóra Gecsey in entry for Károly Lator, "Hungary Reformed Church Christenings, 1624-1895"

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