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Florence Yemm 2
Photo of Florence Mary Yemm, possibly taken in the Wye River Valley. No inscription, date unknown. Florence Mary Yemm was born at Carterspiece in the Forest of
Dean on March 12, 1886, and baptized at the English Bicknor Parish Chapel on April 21, 1886. Her parents were Esther (Cooper) Yemm and Richard Yemm. Florence
moved to London in 1911, at age 24, to attend nurse’s training at The London Hospital. She served as a nurse in WWI, and later as a school nurse administrator in
London. Florence never married. She immigrated to America in 1959 to be near her sister Esther and brothers Joe and Steve. She died in Peoria, Illinois in 1974 at the age of 88.
Photo and information supplied by Terri Jensen