Florence Dora Mathis

Female30 August 1881–19 January 1927

Brief Life History of Florence Dora

When Florence Dora Mathis was born on 30 August 1881, in Cosby, Cocke, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Madison "Jeff" Mathis, was 29 and her mother, Juda Rebecca Valentine, was 24. She married Thomas H Johnson on 3 February 1906, in Cocke, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Civil District 12, Crockett, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1910. She died on 19 January 1927, in Newport, Cocke, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Cosby, Cocke, Tennessee, United States.

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Thomas H Johnson
Florence Dora Mathis
Marriage: 3 February 1906
Curtal Lubet Johnson
Ollie Mae Johnson
Ota Johnson

Sources (11)

  • Johnson in household of Tom Johnson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Florence Mathens (Unknown), "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
  • Florence Dora Johnson, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 February 1906Cocke, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 1

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.


    Age 5

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 15

    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.

    Name Meaning

    German, French (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), and Flemish: from a variant of the personal name Matthias (see Matthew ). Compare Matthys .

    English: from a pet form of the personal names Matthew or Mathias .

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

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