Florence Irene Ford
When someone dies, does their spirit still hold the same fears and
insecurities that they had in life?
The mother of 10 year old Florence Irene Ford thought so. When Florence
died in 1871, her mother had stairs built at lhe head of her dau hters plot
that led m her daughters resting place. A pane of glass allawe her to look
upon the cofﬁn. In life, Florence was afraid ofthunderstavms, aiways
running to her mother for comfort. The stairs allowed Mrs Ford to comfort
Florence through (he smrms she so feared in life.