Florence Lucy Poland

16 December 1890–28 July 1954 (Age 63)
Hartford, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life of Florence Lucy

When Florence Lucy Poland was born on 16 December 1890, in Hartford, Oxford, Maine, United States, her father, Henry Wesley Poland, was 38 and her mother, Frances Ellen Young, was 33. She married George Winslow Spaulding on 6 December 1908, in Sumner, Oxford, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 28 July 1954, in Sumner, Oxford, Maine, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in East Sumner, Sumner, Oxford, Maine, United States.

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George Winslow Spaulding
Florence Lucy Poland
Marriage: 6 December 1908
Ellen Florence Spaulding

Spouse and Children

6 December 1908
Sumner, Oxford, Maine, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Henry Wesley Poland


    Frances Ellen Young




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 8

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 German and English: from Middle High German Polan ‘Poland’ + inorganic -d, a name denoting a Pole or someone with Polish connections.2 Irish (County Offaly, also Armagh and Down): variant of Polin . Compare Polan .3 In New England, this is sometimes an Americanized spelling of French Poulin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence L Spaulding in household of George W Spaulding, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence Spaulding in household of George W Spaulding, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Florence L Spaulding in household of George W Spaulding, "United States Census, 1940"

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