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Florence Jane Hayton

Birthplace Cumberland Frizington EnglandPlace of Death Cleveland Ohio United States of America Date of Birth: September 14, 1898 Date of Death: June 6, 1965




Gender: Female
Date and Place of Birth:

14 September 1898 in Frizington, Cumberland and baptised 18 October 1898 at St. Paul’s, Frizington.
Date and Place of Death:

6 June 1965 Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
Nationality: British


Florence grew up in West Cumbria with four siblings:

Margaret (Maggie) 1885

Georgina 1887

John 1894

Tom 1907

Peter Smith Hayton (1862-1930) married Elizabeth Robinson (1866-1920) in 1885 at Whitehaven.
Parent’s occupations:

Florrie’s father worked as a Joiner’s labourer
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: Nil known
Occupation: Florrie worked as a waitress after the war before marrying. In 1930 US census Florrie was working as an operator in a Silk Mill.
Place of residence at Gretna: Not known
Job title at Gretna: Not known
Marital status:   Florrie married Albert Priestley (1901-1962) on 2 May 1925 in Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA
Children: Nil known

Awards/recognitions: Nil known
Trivia / any other information:

While Florrie at HM Factory, Gretna her husband to be had enlisted in the Royal Marine band!
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