Florance, John George (aka George)
B: 1815, Portsea, Hampshire, England
D: Bet 1844 and 1850, Collingwood, Ontario, Canada (unconfirmed)
M: 25 Dec 1834, Jane Clarke, in the Church of the Holy Trinity, Gosport, County of Southhampton, Hampshire, England. Jane was b. abt 1816 according to the 1841 census in England. Jane remarried a Mr. Evans. She and the family came to the U.S. about 1851. Jane d. 22 Apr 1887. The 1841 census showed a James Florance, age 69, living with George's family. Jane was listed as 25 years of age, John as age 5, Edwin as age 3, and James as age 1 year old.
Children of John George Florance and Jane Clarke: (all not known)
1. John George Florance
B: 25 Oct 1837
D: 19 Aug 1906, San Francisco, CA
2. Edward Charles ("E.C.")
B: 25 Feb 1838, Frindsbury, sub-district of Strood, Kent, England
D: 19 Apr 1928, White's Hospital, Lewiston, ID. Buried in Vineland Cemetery, Clarkston, WA
M: 29 Mar 1858, Margaret Riddle (Gorbals, Lanark, Scotland)
3. James Florance
B: 18 Dec 1839, Frindsbury, in the sub-district of Strood, county of Kent, England
D: 03 Jun 1915, Bellingham, WA
4. Hester Florance
B: Apr 1842
D: 18 months, buried: 29 Oct 1843.
5. Unknown adopted daughter
M: Mr. Clark
6. There might have been another named William Florance. He is said to have been a tailor who designed some Shriner uniforms.
Sources or contributors:
LaVonne Florance Andrus
David Glenn Florance