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Florence Emily Linney Ahlstrom
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Birth: Apr. 29, 1880
Kansas, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 1958
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Florence was the youngest of six children born to Edward Linney, b. Apr. 1828 in Lancashire, England &
Sophia Betzner, b. Aug. 1837 in IN./OH./IA. or PA.

20 yr. old Edward Linney, a weaver, b. abt. 1828, arrived to the port of NY, NY from Liverpool, England on Jul. 8, 1848 aboard the S.S. Yorkshire accompanied by his 28 yr. old brother, Joshua Linney, also a weaver b. in England.

In the 1860 census, before Florence was born, her 32 yr. old father, Edward Linney, a farmer, b. abt. 1828 in England, and his 23 yr. old mother, Sophia Linney, b. in PA., were living in Liberty, Clinton, IA.

In the July 8, 1870 U.S. census, before Florence was born, her 42 yr. old father, Edward Linney, a retired merchant, b. in England, was living in Buffalo, Cloud, KS. with his
32 yr. old wife, Sophie Linney, b. in OH.
5 yr. old son, George W. Linney, b. abt. 1865 in IA.
3 yr. old son, Charles E. Linney, b. in IA.
1 mth. old daughter, Sarah E. Linney, b. in KS.

In the 1880 U.S. census, 1 mth. old infant, still unnamed (Florence), b. in KS., was living in Concordia, Cloud, KS. with her
52 yr. old father, Edward Linney, a retired merchant, b. in England
42 yr. old mother, Sophia Linney, b. in OH.
15 yr. old brother, George W. Linney, b. in IA.
13 yr. old brother, Charles E. Linney, b. in IA.
10 yr. old sister, Sarah E. Linney, b. in KS.
7 yr. old brother, William H. Linney, b. in KS.
5 yr. old brother, Walter Linney, b. in KS.
and 22 yr. old servant, Annie Johnson, b. in Denmark.
Both of Edward's parents were b. in England and Sophia's parents were b. in Germany.

In the Mar. 1, 1885 Kansas state census, 4 yr. old Florence E. Linney, b. in KS., was living in Clyde, Clay, KS. with her
56 yr. old father, Edward Linney, an ex-store keeper, b. in England
47 yr. old mother, Sophia Linney, b. in OH.
20 yr. old brother, Geo. Linney, a bank clerk, b. abt. 1865 in IA.
17 yr. old brother, Eddie Linney, a photo artist, b. in IA.
14 yr. old sister, Sarah Linney, b. in KS.
11 yr. old brother, Willie Linney, b. in KS.
9 yr. old brother, Walter Linney, b. in KS.

In the 1900 U.S. census, 19 yr. old Florence E. Linney, b. Apr. 1881 in KS., was living at 777 No. Fair Oaks Ave. in Pasadena Precinct 3, L.A., CA. with her
72 yr. old father, Edward Linney, b. Apr. 1828 in England
63 yr. old mother, Sophia Linney, b. Aug. 1837 in IN.
34 yr. old brother, George W. Linney, a single man, b. Dec. 1865
27 yr. old sister, Sarah E. Linney, b. May 1873 in KS.
and
Edward and Sophia had been married for 40 years.
Sophia was the mother of (9?) children, only 6 of whom were still alive.
Both of Edward's parents were b. in England and both of Sophia's parents were b. in Germany.
Edward immigrated to the U.S. in 1848 and was now a naturalized citizen.
The occupation lines are hard to read, but Edward may be listed as a farmer and George, a carpenter.

By the 1910 U.S. census, both of her parents had died and 29 yr. old Florence E. Linney was living at 777 No. Fair Oaks Ave. in Pasadena Ward 2, L.A., CA. with her
45 yr. old brother, George W. Linney, a salesman of stocks, b. abt. 1865 in IA.
and 40 yr. old sister, Sarah Linney, b. in KS.
George, Sarah & Florence's father was b. in England and their mother in IA.

By the 1920 U.S. census, 39 yr. old Florence Ahlstrom, b. abt. 1881 in KS., had married and was living in Los Angeles Assembly District 64, L.A., CA. with her
41 yr. old husband, Gus Ahlstrom, a carpenter of houses, b. in Sweden
12 yr. old (step)son, George Ahlstrom, b. in CA.
and 1 yr. 2 mth. old daughter, Edith Ahlstrom, b. in CA.
Gus immigrated to the U.S. in 1887 and became a naturalized citizen in 1902.
Florence's father was b. in England her mother in OH.
Gus's parents were both b. in Sweden.

In the 1930 U.S. census, 49 yr. old Florence E. Ahlstrom, b. abt. 1881 in KS., was living in Hawthorne, L.A., CA. with her
52 yr. old husband, Gus Ahlstrom, a woodworker of doors, b. in Sweden
21 yr. old (step)son, George E. Ahlstrom, a newspaper circulation man, b. in CA.
11 yr. old daughter, Edith S. Ahlstrom, b. in CA.
Gus was 29 and Florence was 35 at the time of their first marriage.
Florence's father was b. in England her mother in OH.
Gus's parents were both b. in Sweden.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward Linney (1828 - 1909)
  Sophia Betzner Linney (1837 - 1908)
 
 Spouse:
  Gus Ahlstrom (1877 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Washington Linney (1864 - 1948)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Linney (1870 - 1944)*
  Florence Emily Linney Ahlstrom (1880 - 1958)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Florence is buried with her husband, Gus Ahlstrom and next to Sarah E. & George W. Linney.
 
Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum
Altadena
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
Created by: Chloe
Record added: Mar 14, 2012
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Florence Emily <i>Linney</i> Ahlstrom
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Florence Emily <i>Linney</i> Ahlstrom
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Florence Emily <i>Linney</i> Ahlstrom
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