Florence, Cass, a liveryman of Dundee, is a native of this county, born May 20, 1854, and is a son of Floyd
and Elizabeth (Swarts) Florence, both natives of New York and married in this county. Five children were born of
this union, viz.: Cass, the oldest son; Lucy, wife of James Moor; Lydia, wife of Eugene Miller; Emma, wife of Loyd
Wheeler; and William. Mr. Florence was a farmer, and Cass was reared on a farm. He married, March 6, 1881, Flora
Williamson, a native of this county, born in 1859. Mr. Florence farmed with his father until the fall of 1872,
when he commenced braking on the L. S. & M. S. R. R., where he remained until 1877, when he served on the Michigan
Central for one year, then returned to Dundee and engaged in farming until 1887, when he formed a partnership with
Amos Houck in the livery business at Dundee, in which he has been engaged ever since. They have thirteen head of
good horses, and receive their share of patronage.
History of Yates County, N. Y.
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892
Yates County, NY
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