Flory Flora Fleury
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The descendants of JOSEPH FLORY (1752 - 1795)
& his wife Eva Katherine Toot (1757 - 1804)

Joseph was the son of Joseph Flory & Catherine Zollinger,
and grandson of Joseph the immigrant


Joseph Flory III was born in 1752 in Rapho township, Lancaster Co., and moved to Paxtang township with his parents in 1759. He served in the Continental Army during the Revolution, possibly serving two tours of duty (1778 - 1779 and 1781 - 1782). Joseph appeared on the tax lists of Lower Paxtang township from 1785 until his death in January, 1796.

Joseph was only 42 when he died, leaving his wife pregnant with their ninth child. Following the death of their father, the children changed the spelling of their name to Flora. Eva died in 1804 at the age of 46.

A few years after his father's death, the second son Elisha (Elijah) moved to Halifax County in southern Virginia, probably with his uncle Adam Toot (his mother's twin brother). Within a few years, two of his sisters (Elizabeth and Sophia) had also moved to Halifax County.

Another daughter, Lydia, married Fred Nauman and they were reported to have moved to Virginia around 1810. However, I have not yet been able to find them in any Virginia records.

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