Florence Adella Houston

7 June 1889–30 October 1965 (Age 76)
Des Moines Township, Boone, Iowa, United States

The Life of Florence Adella

When Florence Adella Houston was born on 7 June 1889, in Des Moines Township, Boone, Iowa, United States, her father, Ralph Alma Houston, was 25 and her mother, Minnie Adelia Newton, was 22. She married Guy Burrows on 20 May 1908, in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Owatonna, Steele, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and Edgewood Election Precinct, Clallam, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 30 October 1965, in Port Angeles, Clallam, Washington, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Guy Burrows
Florence Adella Houston
Marriage: 20 May 1908
Charles Delbert Burrows
Leota May Burrows
Mary Adelaide Burrows

Spouse and Children

20 May 1908
Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States



    Leota May Burrows


    Mary Adelaide Burrows


Parents and Siblings

    Ralph Alma Houston


    Minnie Adelia Newton




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · African American Population in Roslyn

Age 1

In 1980, Roslyn was recognized on having the state's highest population of African Americans at 22%
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish:1. habitational name from a place near Glasgow, Scotland, named with the genitive case of the medieval personal name Hugh + Middle English tune, toun ‘settlement’, ‘village’ (Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’). The landlord in question is a certain Hugo de Paduinan, who held the place c.1160 . The Scottish surname is common in Ulster. 2. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Uisdein , Mac Uistein ( see McCutcheon ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence A Burrows in household of Guy F Burrows, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence A Burrows in household of Guy Burrows, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florence A Houston in household of Ralph H Houston, "United States Census, 1900"

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