Florence Marie Dykes

10 August 1902–3 November 1964 (Age 62)
San Francisco, California, United States

The Life of Florence Marie

When Florence Marie Dykes was born on 10 August 1902, in San Francisco, California, United States, her father, John Dykes, was 35 and her mother, Marie H Sieck, was 29. She married Leland Stanford Mocker on 7 June 1922, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States for about 20 years and Brooklyn Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. She died on 3 November 1964, in Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Leland Stanford Mocker
Florence Marie Dykes
Marriage: 7 June 1922
Leland Stanford Mocker

Spouse and Children

7 June 1922
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Dykes


    Marie H Sieck




    Alan S Dykes


    Margarite H Dykes



    John H Dykes


    Ruth A Dykes


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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 4

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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 17

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Dyke . The Scottish name may also derive in part from any of several places named Dykes, although Black singles out one in the barony of Avondale or Strathaven in Lanarkshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence M Mockr in household of Leland Mockr, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence Mocher in household of Leland S Mocher, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence M Dykes in household of John Dykes, "United States Census, 1910"

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