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Florence A. Raftery

Female 1898 - 1974


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  • Name  Florence A. Raftery  [1, 2
    Born  25 Dec 1898  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Female 
    Census  1900  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Florence Raftery, daughter, white, female, born December 1898, age 1, single, born in Iowa, father in Ireland, mother in "York state"
    Residence  1917  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Miss Florence Raftery, residence 1400 A Avenue W.
    Census  1920  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Lived with widowed mother Sarah: Florence Rafter, daughter, age 21, born in Iowa
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Florence Hofferd; born: 25 December 1898; died: October 1974; last residence: 52403 (Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa); state where issued: Iowa
    Died  Oct 1974  [3, 4
    Buried  Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Person ID  I12396  All Families
    Last Modified  28 Feb 2014 

    Father  Peter Raftery,   b. 1851, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1914 
    Mother  Sarah J. Coy,   b. Jun 1855, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926 
    Married  23 Jun 1879  Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: Peter Rafferty; Bride's Name: Sarah Coy; Marriage Date: 23 June 1879; Marriage Place: Linn, Iowa; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M58883-2; System Origin: Iowa-VR; Source Film Number: 0984047; Reference Number: 2:3ZCL7B0; Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
    Residence  1912  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Peter Raftery, wife Sarah, residence 724 North 1st W.
    Headstone Photograph 
    • This Raftery family monument is at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa. Plot: Old Section 3. The epitaph on the stone is: "Raftery"
    The Raftery Family Monument at Mount Calvary Cemetery
    The Raftery Family Monument at Mount Calvary Cemetery
    Family ID  F4455  Group Sheet

    Family  Orville F. Hofferd,   b. 5 Aug 1896, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1976 
    Married  1 Feb 1921  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: Orville F. Hofferd; Groom's Birth Date: 1897; Groom's Birthplace: Norway,,; Groom's Age: 24; Bride's Name: Florence A. Raftery; Bride's Birth Date: 1899; Bride's Birthplace: Cedar Rapids,, Iowa; Bride's Age: 22; Marriage Date: 1 February 1921; Marriage Place: Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: Henry W. Hofferd; Groom's Mother's Name: Elizabeth Kuen; Bride's Father's Name: Peter Raftery; Bride's Mother's Name: Sarah Coy; Groom's Marital Status: Single; Bride's Marital Status: Single; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02706-1; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 1728214; Reference Number: cn 22948; Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
    Residence  1936  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Orville F. Hofferd (Florence), residence 616 16th SE.
    Residence  Dec 1970  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Headstone Photograph 
    • Florence A. (Raftery) and Orville F. Hofferd's grave is located at the Mount Calvary Cemetery in Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa. The epitaph on the stone is: "Hofferd. Mother, Florence A., 1898 - 1974. Father, Orville F., 1896 - 1976"
    The Headstone of Florence A. (Raftery) and Orville F. Hofferd
    The Headstone of Florence A. (Raftery) and Orville F. Hofferd
    Children 
    >1. Robert "Bob" Hofferd
    Last Modified  28 Feb 2014 
    Family ID  F4461  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Linn County, Iowa, ED 102, Cedar Rapids, Supervisors District 5, Sheet 2B, ward 8, taken June 2, 1900; Sutro Library Microfilm T623-444.

    2. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S2056] Hofferd, Florence A. (Raftery) and Orville F. - Headstone Photograph, (their grave is at the Mount Calvary Cemetery in Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa; photo provided courtesy of "Gail Wenhardt" at Find A Grave (web site); Memorials #: 70124685 & 70124697) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S9889] Cedar Rapids, Iowa - City Directory 1917, (the McCoy Directory Company, Publishers and Compilers; William Brown Building, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois; printed by the Telegraph-Herald, Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa) (Reliability: 4).

    6. [S426] Find A Grave (web site) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S2051] Cedar Rapids, Iowa - City Directory 1912, (the McCoy Directory Company, Publishers and Compilers, Suite 412, Brown Building, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois) (Reliability: 4).

    8. [S2052] Raftery Family Monument - Headstone Photograph, (the monument is at the Mount Calvary Cemetery in Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa; photo provided courtesy of "Gail Wenhardt" at Find A Grave (web site); Related Memorials #: 69333374 & 69333364) (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S2054] Cedar Rapids, Iowa - City Directory 1936, (Copyright, 1936, by the McCoy Directory Company, Publishers and Compilers; Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois) (Reliability: 4).

    10. [S2003] Raftery, John T. - Obituary, (originally published in The Cedar Rapids Gazette, page 3, December 11, 1970; Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).