Florence S. Story

31 December 1885–February 1982 (Age 96)
Phelps, Missouri, United States

The Life of Florence S.

When Florence S. Story was born on 31 December 1885, in Phelps, Missouri, United States, her father, Isaac Theos Story, was 50 and her mother, Elizabeth J Wood, was 36. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with James E. Nelson. She lived in Madison, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Granite City, Granite City Township, Madison, Illinois Territory, United States in 1940. She died in February 1982, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 96.

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James E. Nelson
Florence S. Story
Selma Elizabeth Nelson
Clyde Nelson
Harold Nelson
Florence Nelson

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    Selma Elizabeth Nelson


    Clyde Nelson


    Harold Nelson


    Florence Nelson


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 7

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 27

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Northern English: variant spelling of Storey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence Nelson in household of James Nelson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence Nelson in household of James Nelson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence Nelson in household of James Nelson, "United States Census, 1920"

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