Florence Swartzer

Female8 August 1912–24 March 2001

Brief Life History of Florence

Florence Swartzer was born on 8 August 1912, in North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. She had at least 1 son with Irving Clark. She lived in Canton, Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1940. She died on 24 March 2001, in Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Irving Clark
1914–2004
Florence Swartzer
1912–2001
Robert Page Clark
1938–1984

Sources (2)

  • Florence Clark in household of Irving Clark, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence May Schwarzer, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

Spouse and Children

Children (1)

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 14

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 25

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of South German Schwärzel, a diminutive of Schwarz .

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

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