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Florence Ruth "Flossie" Lyman Burgess
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Birth: Sep. 27, 1888
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 19, 1971
Fort Lauderdale
Broward County
Florida, USA

Florence Ruth Lyman of Greenwich, Hampshire, Massachusetts, was born 27 Sep 1888; daughter of Henry Mills Lyman & Fannie Estella Newton. Florence's mother, Fannie died at the age of 2 while giving birth to a second daughter. "Flossie" as she was known to many was raised by her maternal Auntie Mabel Newton Gilson in Athol. She married Herbert Porter Burgess son of Isaac Porter Burgess and Mary Catherine Blaney, Isaac's first wife the 10th day of May 1908 in Athol. Together they raised a family of 2 sons and 4 daughters. In later years, Florence would spend her winters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with family members and friends. On 19 Jan 1971 she passed away in Broward General Hospital from cancer. 
Family links: 
  Henry Mills Lyman (1861 - 1956)
  Herbert Porter Burgess (1882 - 1930)*
  Lucille Vivian Burgess May (1912 - 2013)*
  Louise Beulah Burgess (1914 - 2002)*
  Florence Ruth Lyman Burgess (1888 - 1971)
  Clarence Stanley Lyman (1893 - 1960)*
  Edna Grace Lyman Doubleday (1906 - 1997)*
*Calculated relationship
Highland Cemetery
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: Rhonda Hamel
Record added: May 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89678885
Florence Ruth Flossie <i>Lyman</i> Burgess
Added by: Rhonda Hamel
Florence Ruth Flossie <i>Lyman</i> Burgess
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Florence Ruth Flossie <i>Lyman</i> Burgess
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- Ryan-O
 Added: Oct. 2, 2016
Gram you were the most loving woman to all, I will always remember your sweet, soft smile and blue hair. You were a wonderful lady, piano player, and teacher of so many of life's lessons to our family. Memories of you fill our home.
- Rhonda and Don
 Added: May. 7, 2012

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