Florence Kathalene Carmoody

F, #184, b. 13 October 1897, d. 2 June 1969
Father*William John Carmoody b. 22 Mar 1874, d. 24 Feb 1960
Mother*Elizabeth Bertha Shaw b. 1 May 1878, d. 22 May 1946
Florence Kathalene Carmoody was also known as Florence Cathalene Carmoody. She was born on Wednesday, 13 October 1897 at 782 Manning Ave, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada, registration was signed by William Carmoody. She appeared in the household of William John Carmoody on the census of April 1901 at 260 Borden Street, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. She is listed as: Carmoody, Florence, female, white, daughter, single, born 13 October 1897 in Ontario, age 3, of English origin, Canadian nationality, Baptist, able to speak English. She appeared in the household of Bertha Carmoody on the census of April 1911 at Caledonia Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. She is recorded as: Carmoody, Florence, female, daughter, single, born Oct 1899 in Ontario, age 14, of English origin, Canadian nationality, Baptist, attended school for 8 months, able to read, write and speak English. Florence and John Gray, son of Douglas Gray, were married by John B. Warnicker on Wednesday, 31 July 1912 at Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Both were listed as being single. His occupation was fireman, religion was Presbyterian. She had no occupation and her religion was Baptist. There is no record of a divorce and or separation found to date. Robert Barclay and Atta Lavendar witnessed the marriage. Florence and Peter Ferraro were married by Pastor M. A. Matthews on Friday, 25 June 1915 at Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. Her surname was recorded as Chinbides. Bertha Matilda Margery Carmoody and John (?) Pharmasoris witnessed the marriage. She appeared in the household of Peter Ferraro on the census of 9 January 1920 at 28'th Street (?), Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. She is listed as: Ferrarl, Florence, wife, female, white, 22, married, unknown date of immigration, alien, able to read and write, born Canada, mother tongue English, father and mother born Canada, both English as mother tongue, able to speak English, unemployed. She appeared in the household of Peter Ferraro on the census of 7 April 1930 at 132 West 78'th, Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. She is recorded as: Ferraro, Florence, wife, female, white, 31, married, 17 yrs old at first marriage, able to read and write, born Canada, English, father born Canada, mother born Canada, mother tongue English, immigration date of 1913, able to speak English, Sales woman of Toilet Goods, working. She appeared in the household of Peter Ferraro on the census of 12 April 1940 at 132 West 78th, Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. She was recorded as: Ferraro, Florence, wife, female, white, age 42, married, born English Canada, resided at the same place on April 1, 1935, not working.

Florence and Peter Ferraro were remarried by Justice of the Peace William Hoar on Thursday, 30 April 1942 at the City Building, Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. A. G. Johnson and L. A. Rempher witnessed the marriage. She petitioned for naturalization on 7 June 1944 at Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. Her address was 132 W. 78th, Seattle, employed as a saleslady, medium complexion, brown eyes, gray hair, 5' 5" tall, 146 lbs., small mole under left eye. She entered Seattle, from Victoria, under the name of Florence Gray, November 25, 1912, on the S.S. Princess. She was naturalized September 7, 1944. Alice O'Keefe and Dorothy Hoglund acted as witnesses. Florence died on Monday, 2 June 1969 at Group Health Hospital, Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA, at age 71 years, 7 months and 20 days of Myocardial Infarction, Coronary Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis. She also had Diabetes Mellitus. Dr. John J. Quinn was the attending physician. She was buried on Thursday, 5 June 1969 at Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery, Sect 4, Lot 439, Grave 2, Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA, the burial plot was owned by Peter and Florence Ferraro. Her son, William Frederick Ferraro was in charge of the burial and it cost $147.43. She was a member of Woodland Park Presbyterian Church, Sons of Italy, Lodge Fidele 1469 and the Italian Independent Society.

Family 1

John Gray b. c 1891

Family 2

Peter Ferraro b. 1 Jan 1891, d. 29 Jul 1964
Children