Joseph Nelson Florea

Joseph Nelson Florea

Male 1871 - 1972  (100 years)

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  • Name Joseph Nelson Florea  [1
    Born 9 Nov 1871  Worth County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Name Joseph Nelson Florea 
    Buried Feb 1972  Alton, Oregon County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Hickory Grove Cemetery 

    • ...Joseph Nelson Florea, son of Joshua Florea and Mary Susan (Patterson) Florea, was born November 8, 1871 in Worth County, Missouri.
      ...On February 27, 1898, in Grant City, Missouri, Joseph married Effie Frances Strain. They had six children, Ivor, who married Ruth Simpson; Ethel, who married Dee Rice; Llod, who married Helen Harliment; Noble, who died young; Ruth, who married Hallis Marlin; and Mildred, who married Murle Brewer.
      ...The Floreas moved to Hickory Grove neighborhood around 1900. J.N. helped to build Hickory Grove Church about 1901. He taught Bryan School in 1904. He was also a farmer and carpenter. He made many coffins. He was an original member of the board of directors of both Howell-Oregon Electric Co-op and the local Production Credit Association. He served four terms as judge of Oregon County. He was also a member of the Missouri Legislature from 1933-35.
      ...He and Effie were a generous, kind and dignified couple. After 74 years of married life, J.N. died February 4, 1972, at the age of 100 years, 2 months, and 21 days. J.N., Effie, and their son Noble are buried at Hickory Grove Cemetery.
      ...OREGON COUNTY - PRESERVE YESTERDAY - ENRICH TOMORROW, p.138
      (Source: Find A Grave Memorial# 27113010)
    Died 4 Feb 1972  Thayer, Oregon County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I1904  TangledRoots
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2018 

    Father Joshua W. Florea,   b. 29 Feb 1844, Adams County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1926, Blockton, Taylor County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Mary Susan Peterson,   b. 20 Aug 1845, Adams County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1923, Blockton, Taylor County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1865  Adams County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1000  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart