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    CA: Flowers, Donald Age: 76 / DOB:

    Last edited by windstorm; 06-28-2015 at 11:41 PM. Reason: NEW LINK

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    Name: Donald Flower
    SSN:
    Last Residence: 92311 Barstow, San Bernardino, California, United States of America
    Born: 11 Mar 1922
    Died: 31 Jan 1999
    State (Year) SSN issued: Oregon (Before 1951)


    The spelling of last name is different. Perhaps typo.
    Last edited by MissSunshine; 11-03-2012 at 05:57 PM. Reason: More info

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    Possibly same person?

    Name: Donald E Flower
    [Darold E Flower]
    Gender: Male
    Birth Year: abt 1922
    Birthplace: Illinois
    Race: White
    Home in 1930: Fullerton, Orange, California
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    Marital Status: Single
    Relation to Head of House: Son
    Father's Name: Harry Flower
    Father's Birthplace: Colorado
    Mother's name: Helen C Flower
    Mother's Birthplace: Iowa
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Harry Flower 42
    Helen C Flower 38
    Donald E Flower 8

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    I am going to follow that the above is true. Just posting everything I am finding because I tend to get sidetracked

    Parents 1910
    Name: Harry L Flower
    Age in 1910: 24
    Birth Year: 1886
    Birthplace: Colorado
    Home in 1910: Ottumwa Ward 4, Wapello, Iowa
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relation to Head of House: Son-in-law
    Marital Status: Married
    Spouse's Name: Helen Flower
    Father's Birthplace: England
    Mother's Birthplace: England
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    T M Thomburg 58
    Mattie Thomburg 56
    Harry L Flower 24
    Helen Flower 23

    Parents 1920
    Name: Harry L Flower
    [Harvey L Flower]
    Age: 30
    Birth Year: abt 1890
    Birthplace: Colorado
    Home in 1920: Chicago Ward 3, Cook (Chicago), Illinois
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Marital Status: Married
    Spouse's Name: Helen Flower
    Father's Birthplace: England
    Mother's Birthplace: Colorado
    Home Owned: Rent
    Able to Read: Yes
    Able to Write: Yes
    Name Age
    Harry L Flower 30
    Helen Flower 30
    Harry L Flower 8

    Parents 1925
    Name: Harry L Flower C
    Birth Year: abt 1888
    Birth Place: Colo
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Marital Status: Married
    Census Date: 1 Jan 1925
    Residence State: Iowa
    Residence County: Wapello
    Locality: Ottumwa Ward 4
    Relation to Head: Son-In-Law
    Mother: Leota Marcel
    Mother's Birth Year: abt 1872
    Marriage Place: Colo
    Name Age
    Mrs. T M Thomberg 71
    Thos M Thomberg 74
    Harry L Flower C 37
    Helen Flower 37
    Donald E Flowers 2
    Harry L FlowersJunior 13
    Michael Kreiner 81

    I am finding that his fathers full name is Harry Llewellyn Flower and he was born March 12, 1888 in Colorado.

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    Family in 1940 Census was in OR, probably same as our guy's SS was issued in OR:

    Name: Donald E Flowers
    Age: 17
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1923
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Birthplace: Illinois
    Marital Status: Single
    Relation to Head of House: Son
    Home in 1940: Lapine, Deschutes, Oregon
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    Inferred Residence in 1935: Denner, Colorado
    Residence in 1935: Denner, Colorado
    Resident on farm in 1935: No
    Sheet Number: 4A
    Occupation: Salesman
    Attended School or College: No
    Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 7th grade
    Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 48
    Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
    Weeks Worked in 1939: 0
    Income: 0
    Income Other Sources: Yes
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Harry L Flowers 52
    Helen C Flowers 52
    Harry L Flowers 27
    Donald E Flowers 17
    Last edited by KateB; 04-28-2015 at 09:23 AM. Reason: added N to name

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    Brother:

    California Death Index

    Name: Harry L Flower
    Social Security #:
    Gender: Male
    Birth Date: 8 Apr 1911
    Death Date: 11 Apr 1964
    Death Place: Los Angeles
    Mother's Maiden Name: Thornber

    In his obituary, only people listed are mother, wife and brother Donald.

    California Long Beach Independent Press-Telegram 12 Apr 1964
    http://search.ancestry.com/browse/vi...ln=flower&st=g

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    Probable father's death

    Oregon Death Index

    Name: Harry L Flower
    Death Date: 22 Dec 1947
    Death Place: Portland
    Certificate: 4405

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    Probable mother's death

    California Death Index
    Name: Helen C Flower
    Social Security #: 540102297
    Gender: Female
    Birth Date: 16 Nov 1885
    Death Date: 30 Sep 1967
    Death Place: Los Angeles
    Last edited by sallen; 01-03-2013 at 06:09 PM.

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    Mother's family, may have been an only child:

    1910 Census

    Name: Helen Flower
    [Thomburg]
    Age in 1910: 23
    Birth Year: abt 1887
    [1887]
    Birthplace: Iowa
    Home in 1910: Ottumwa Ward 4, Wapello, Iowa
    Race: White
    Gender: Female
    Relation to Head of House: Daughter
    Marital Status: Married
    Spouse's Name: Harry L Flower
    Father's Name: T M Thomburg
    Father's Birthplace: Iowa
    Mother's Name: Mattie J Thomburg
    Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    T M Thomburg 58
    Mattie J Thomburg 56
    Harry L Flower 24
    Helen Flower 23

    -------

    1900 Census

    Name: Thomas Thornburg
    Age: 49
    Birth Date: Nov 1850
    Birthplace: Iowa
    Home in 1900: Center, Wapello, Iowa
    [Wapello]
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Marital Status: Married
    Spouse's Name: Mattie J Thornburg
    Marriage Year: 1874
    Years Married: 26
    Father's Birthplace: Indiana
    Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
    Occupation: View on Image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Thomas Thornburg 49
    Mattie J Thornburg 47
    Helen C Thornburg 14

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    Unclaimed's parents' marriage

    Iowa Marriages

    name: Harry L. Flower
    titles & terms:
    event: Marriage
    event date: 24 Dec 1909
    event place: Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States
    age: 23
    estimated birth year: 1886
    father: Jas H Flower
    father's titles & terms:
    mother: Lena L Markle
    mother's titles & terms:
    spouse: Helen C. Thornburg
    spouse's titles & terms:
    spouse's age: 23
    spouse's estimated birth year: 1886
    spouse's father: Thos M Thornburg
    spouse's father's titles & terms:
    spouse's mother: Mattie Collins
    spouse's mother's titles & terms:
    reference number: p 159
    film number: 979669
    digital folder number: 004309618
    image number: 516

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    Unclaimed's birth

    Illinois Births

    name: Donald Eugene Flour
    birth date: 11 Mar 1922
    birthplace: Chicago
    gender: Male
    race:
    father's name: Harry L Flour
    father's birthplace: Denver, Colorado
    father's age: 33
    mother's name: Helen Collins Thomberg
    mother's birthplace: Ott, Iowa
    mother's age: 32
    christening date:
    christening place:
    paternal grandfather:
    paternal grandmother:
    maternal grandfather:
    maternal grandmother:
    additional relatives:
    death date:
    death age:
    film number: 1379104
    digital folder number: 4440997
    image number: 01031




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