Florence M. Pendell

May 1890–1985 (Age 94)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Florence M.

When Florence M. Pendell was born in May 1890, in Michigan, United States, her father, Edgar J Pendall, was 32 and her mother, Jennie M. Conger, was 30. She lived in Marshall, Calhoun, Michigan Territory, United States in 1910 and Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930. She died in 1985, at the age of 95, and was buried in Litchfield, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States.

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Edgar J Pendall
Jennie M. Conger
Herbert C Pendell
Florence M. Pendell
Ruth L. Pendell
Helen Isabell Pendell

Parents and Siblings

    Edgar J Pendall


    Jennie M. Conger




    Herbert C Pendell




    Helen Isabell Pendell


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.
1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 7

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

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: possibly from the hill name Pendle (composed of the Celtic element penn ‘hill’, ‘head’ + a tautologous Old English hyll).2 Probably an altered spelling of Pendel, a South German variant of Bendel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence Pendell in household of Jennie Pendell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence M Pendell in household of Edgar J Pendell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Florence E Pendell in household of Edgar J Pendell, "United States Census, 1900"

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