Florence Fern Beck

25 March 1908–5 December 1997 (Age 89)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Florence Fern

When Florence Fern Beck was born on 25 March 1908, in Missouri, United States, her father, Martin Green Beck, was 45 and her mother, Martha Isabella Brownfield, was 42. She married Edmund Earl Holmes on 29 June 1926, in Payette, Payette, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Twin Falls, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Emmett, Gem, Idaho, United States in 1930. She died on 5 December 1997, in Idaho, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Payette, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edmund Earl Holmes
1900–1976
Florence Fern Beck
1908–1997
Marriage: 29 June 1926
Florence Mae Holmes
1927–2015
John Edmond Holmes
1928–1988
Katherine Isabel Holmes
1931–1932
William Martin Holmes
1933–1953
Dewey Edward Holmes
1933–2011
Goldie Elizabeth Holmes
1936–2012

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 June 1926
Payette, Payette, Idaho, United States
children

(6)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Charles H Beck

    Male1887–1939Male

    Valentine Beck

    Female1895–Female

    Valentine Beck

    Male1896–Male

    Willis Beck

    Male1898–Male

    Female1902–1981Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 23

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1932

Age 24

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived beside a stream, from northern Middle English bekke ‘stream’ (Old Norse bekkr).2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in northern France, for example Bec Hellouin in Eure, named with Old Norman French bec ‘stream’, from the same Old Norse root as in 1.3 English: probably a nickname for someone with a prominent nose, from Middle English beke ‘beak (of a bird)’ (Old French bec).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Flossie F Beck in household of M G Beck, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florence Holmes in household of Edmund Earl Holmes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence Holmes in household of Edmond Holmes, "United States Census, 1930"

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