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Early Origins of the Florence family


The surname Florence was first found in Lorraine, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Nancy and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

Early History of the Florence family


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Florence Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Florence, Florance, Florange, Florenges, Florenge, Florens, Florans, Florent, Florenty and many more.

Early Notables of the Florence family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Florence family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Florence Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Eliza Florence is on record in Virginia in 1706
  • Eliza Florence, who arrived in Virginia in 1706 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Charles Florence, who landed in New England in 1725 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Florence Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Sebastian Florence, who arrived in Maryland in 1832 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • James Florence, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1878 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Joseph Florence, who arrived in Mississippi in 1886 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Celestin Florence was naturalized in Illinois in 1886

Florence Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Peter Florence, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750

Florence Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Louis Florence was recorded in London, in the census of Ontario, Canada of 1871

Florence Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Florence, who landed in Bay of Islands, New Zealand in 1840
  • Thomas Florence, who landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840
  • Thomas George Florence, aged 28, a bricklayer, who arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "London" in 1842
  • Celia Florence, aged 28, who arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "London" in 1842
  • Robert Florence, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Canute" in 1867

Contemporary Notables of the name Florence (post 1700)


  • Drayton Florence Jr. (b. 1980), American football cornerback for the Buffalo Bills
  • Bob Florence (1932-2008), American jazz arranger and pianist
  • Tyler Florence (b. 1971), American chef and television host of several Food Network shows
  • William E. Florence, American politician, Member of New Jersey State Senate from Middlesex County, 1916-18 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Thomas Birch Florence (1812-1875), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1851-61 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Glenn Florence, American politician, Member of Georgia State Senate, 1950 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Franklin D. R. Florence, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Elias Florence (1797-1880), American politician, Member of Ohio State Legislature; U.S. Representative from Ohio 9th District, 1843-45; Delegate to Ohio State Constitutional Convention from Pickaway County, 1850-51 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Carroll Florence, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Bessie Newsom Florence, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1924, 1928 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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