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Florence May Greer Belway
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Birth: May 28, 1877
Pacheco
Contra Costa County
California, USA
Death: Feb. 11, 1975
Santa Clara County
California, USA

Florence was married several times, maybe as many as five times but Belway was her surname when she died at Mission Convalescent Hospital. Other known surnames are Thompson, Gordon and I believe Brown and Strickland.

1880 Pacheco, Contra Costa, CA
Jerome B. Greer 32 MO
Achsah Greer 26 IL wife
William Greer 5 CA son
May Greer 3 CA daughter
James Greer 2 months, born Apr, CA son
Annie Stone 32 sister, divorced
Oscar Stone 5 CA son of Annie
Jane Eliza Sherman 72 IL mother of Achsah and Annie

Henry Thompson married Florence May Greer on 17 Feb 1897 at Butte, Silver Bow, MT. This was Florence's first marriage and I believe the family photo on this memorial is that of Florence's wedding day.

The following shows Florence's husband in Canada, it is unknown if Florence is with him at this time.
2 May 1901 Canadian census
Henry Thompson
Born: Dec 3, 1870, age 30
Residence: United States
Racial or tribal origin: Scotch
Nationality: American
Religion: Presbyterian
Occupation: Quartz miner
Months Employed: 8

1910 Tonopah, Precinct 2, Nye, NV
Henry Thompson 39 TX
Florence May Thompson 32 CA wife
Ruth Waldo Thompson 7 Canada daughter
Emma Laverne Thompson 6 months NV daughter

1920 Oakland, Alameda, CA
4620 Shattuck Avenue
Florence M. Thompson 42 CA sales lady, dry goods store
Ruth W. Thompson 16 Canada daughter
Laverne Thompson 10 NV daughter
Joe Bettiger 34 Switzerland, immigrated 1912, alien, roomer, plasterer

1940 Santa Clara, Santa Clara, CA
1712 Fremont
Florence Belway 62 CA
Jerome Greer 92 MO father
Achsah Greer 85 IL mother
W. F. Belway 61 Canada husband 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jerome Bonaparte Greer (1848 - 1946)
  Achsah Sherman Greer (1854 - 1952)
 
 Spouses:
  William Frank Belway (1878 - 1954)
  Henry Thompson (1870 - 1918)*
 
 Children:
  Mabel Ruth Waldo Thompson George (1903 - 1987)*
  Mable Ruth Waldo Thompson George (1903 - 1987)*
  Emma Laverne Thompson Keeling (1909 - 2016)*
 
 Siblings:
  Clarence Greer (1874 - 1876)*
  William Eugene Greer (1875 - 1963)*
  Florence May Greer Belway (1877 - 1975)
  Warren Everett Greer (1880 - 1918)*
  Harold Hamilton Greer (1889 - 1962)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Memorial Park
San Jose
Santa Clara County
California, USA
 
Created by: Eileen
Record added: Sep 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59003193
Florence May <i>Greer</i> Belway
Added by: Eileen
 
Florence May <i>Greer</i> Belway
Added by: Eileen
 
 
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- Old Coot
 Added: Jan. 23, 2014
Great Aunt May, I only wish I had known you, I don't know why we never met. The stories I would love to hear, the questions I have still unanswered. Alas, I cannot change the past, only the future. Love Eileen
- Eileen
 Added: Dec. 16, 2012

- The Jeans
 Added: Apr. 13, 2012
 
 
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