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Durkee, Flora Hamilton, 1866
    Died 1901

Flora Hamilton was born in 1866 and grew up on her father’s farm in Eckford Township. She was considered one of the finest teachers in the area.

Flora married Fred C. Durkee in the early 1890s. They were only married ten years when Flora died in 1901 of heart failure at the age of 34. She left a wide circle of friends and acquaintances to mourn her passing.

Sources: Albion Recorder, February 7, 1901;Riverside Cemetery records

From: Albion AAUW. Some Notable Women of the Albion Area. Albion, Michigan: American Association of University Women. 1998.

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