Individual Record 2650

Name}   Stewart, Florence Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Female
Birth:   Date} Fam 12 Nov 1921 Place} Hinckley, Millard, Utah
Marr.: Date} Fam  9 Jan 1943 Place} Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa 30 Jul  2012 Place} Newan, Coweta, Georgia
Burial: Date} Exa   7 Aug 2012 Place} Lompoc Evergreen Cemetery, Lompoc, Santa Barbara, California
  Grave Marker}  
Source 1} 1984=Genealogy
Source 2} 769 = 1930 USA cen
Source 3} 1953=1940 USA cen
Source 4} 1988=City directory
Source 5} 1982=Newspaper
Source 6} 1004=Index
Source 7} 1735=S.S. record
Source 8} 1983=Obituary
Source 9} 1983=Cemetery rec
Source 10} 
Parents: } George Lyle Stewart & Clara May Walker
   Relationship No.} 148
1st Household No.} 821 = Hinckley, Millard, Utah
      Occupation 1} Housewife
       Occupation 2} Secretary
  Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints
Spouses:   Prime} Smith, Fred Ross III
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Florence Stewart was born 12 Nov 1921 in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  She was the fifth of eleven children of George Lyle Stewart and Clara May Walker.  Her father George was a farmer.  Her older siblings were Delna, born in Feb 1914, Norma in Oct 1915, Walker in May 1918, and George Lyle in Nov 1919.  Her younger siblings were Mary; then Melba, born in Aug 1925, Reed Murdoch in Sep 1927, and Joy in Jan 1930.

In the 1930 U.S. census, Florence was living with her family on Side Street N.S. in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  The family owned their residence, and her father George was a general farmer.  The children were Delna, 16, Norma, 14, Walker D., 11, George L., 9, Florence, 8, Mary, 6, Melba Jean, 4, Reid M., 2, and Joy, 3 months.  All but the youngest three children attended school.  Her brother Duane Walker was born in Nov 1932.  Her brother Walker came down with influenza, then pneumonia in Nov 1932.  He died just two weeks after the birth of his brother Duane.  One more brother, Carl Don was born in May 1937.

In the 1940 U.S. census, Florence was living with her family in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  Her parents owned their farm, valued at $1,500., and were living in the same house as in 1935.  Her father George was a farmer, had completed four years of high school, and had earned $240. in 1939.  Her mother Clara had completed one year of college.  The children at home were G. Lyle, 20, one year of college, working as a high school janitor, and had earned $175. in 1939; Florence, 18, three years of high school; Mary, 16, one year of high school, working as a janitor for the church school, and had earned $5. in 1939; Melba Jean, 14, 8th grade; Reed M., 12, 6th grade; Joy, 10, 4th grade; Duane W., 7; and Don, 2.  All of the children except Don attended school.

According to family records, Florence married Fred Ross Smith III on 9 Jan 1943 in Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado.  They had a family of three children.

By 1963 or earlier, Florence and Fred were living in Lompoc, Santa Barbara, California.  Florence was a secretary for the Lompoc Record, the local newspaper.  She was an active member of the LDS Church.  Fred was an electrical engineer at the nearby Vandenberg Air Force Base.  They made their residence at 304 N. 6th Street, Lompoc, California.

Fred Ross Smith III died 2 Aug 1991 in Santa Barbara County and is buried in the Lompoc Evergreen Cemetery, Lompoc, California.  Florence continued to live in Lompoc, probably through 1993.  She moved to Tyrone, Georgia, where her sons resided.

Florence Stewart Smith, 90, died Monday, 30 Jul 2012 in Newnan, Coweta, Georgia.  Funeral services were held 3 August 2012, at the Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home in Peachtree City, Georgia, with Brad Bishop, First Counselor of the Peachtree City Ward Bishopric presiding.  A graveside service and burial was held at the Lompoc Evergreen Cemetery in Lompoc, California, with Douglas Pike, former Bishop of the Lompoc Ward, presiding.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}   Florence S. Smith
Confirm. Date}   Photos} Florence S. Smith
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade}                               or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated}   9 Oct 2017
Date Created}  24 Feb 2005
Copyright © 2017 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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