Florence Martha Rocheleau

29 July 1887–17 February 1953 (Age 65)
Grand Rapids, Wood, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Florence Martha

When Florence Martha Rocheleau was born on 29 July 1887, in Grand Rapids, Wood, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Odilon Joseph Rocheleau, was 51 and her mother, Margaret Juneau, was 32. She married Anthony Van Lydegraf on 14 April 1909, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States for about 5 years and Election Precinct 25 Bunker Hill, Coos, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 17 February 1953, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Grand View Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anthony Van Lydegraf
Florence Martha Rocheleau
Marriage: 14 April 1909
Faith Florence Van Lydegraf
Anthony Van Lydegraf Jr.

Spouse and Children

14 April 1909
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Odilon Joseph Rocheleau


    Margaret Juneau





    Odilon Joseph Rocheleau


    Alice C Rocheleau


    Frank Xavier Rocheleau


    Henry Rocheleau


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 16

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Perhaps a variant of French Rochereau, a diminutive of Roche , which is sometimes Americanized as Rushlow .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence Vanlydegraf in household of Anthony Vanlydegraf, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Florence M Van Lydegraf in household of Anthony Van Lydegraf, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence M Van Lydegral in household of Anthony Van Lydegral, "United States Census, 1920"

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