Florence Halford Warner

23 August 1892–7 October 1980 (Age 88)
Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Florence Halford

When Florence Halford Warner was born on 23 August 1892, in Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States, her father, George Wilberforce Warner, was 33 and her mother, Ida Mary Buckley, was 33. She lived in Beatrice, Gage, Nebraska, United States in 1900. She died on 7 October 1980, in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

George Wilberforce Warner
1859–1928
Ida Mary Buckley
1859–1956
Robert Wilberforce Warner
1889–1961
Florence Halford Warner
1892–1980
John Chester Warner
1896–1938

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 1

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin) and North German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements war(in) ‘guard’ + heri, hari ‘army’. The name was introduced into England by the Normans in the form Warnier.2 English (of Norman origin): reduced form of Warrener ( see Warren 2).3 Irish (Cork): Anglicization of Gaelic Ó Murnáin ( see Murnane ), found in medieval records as Iwarrynane, from a genitive or plural form of the name, in which m is lenited.

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

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  • Florence Warner in household of George W Warner, "United States Census, 1900"

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