Lela Floss Kearns

about 1889–21 February 1972 (Age 83)
Troy, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Lela Floss

When Lela Floss Kearns was born about 1889, her father, Milton Columbus Kearns, was 34 and her mother, Sallie McMasters, was 22. She married Erastus Hill Wood on 3 November 1907, in Ether, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Biscoe, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States in 1920 and Montgomery, North Carolina, United States in 1935. She died on 21 February 1972, in Troy, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Erastus Hill Wood
1875–1953
Lela Floss Kearns
1889–1972
Marriage: 3 November 1907
Lula Kate Wood
1902–
Ivey Walton Wood
1908–1984
Annie Belle Wood
1911–
Alleen Wood
1912–1999
E. Glenn Wood
1914–1917
Mabel Ruth Wood
1916–1999
Margaret Lee Wood
1919–1969
Spurgeon Hill Wood
1921–1986
Frances Louise Wood
1923–2001
Erastus Hill Wood Jr
1925–2000

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 November 1907Ether, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage
    Age 8
    In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 23
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    Irish:Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Céirín ‘descendant of Céirín’, a personal name from a diminutive of ciar ‘dark, black’, with the addition of English excrescent -s.in Ulster, possibly a variant of Cairns .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Cairns
    Kearn
    Keirns
    Kernes
    Karnes
    Kearin
    Kearnes
    Kieran
    Kerrins
    Kerns
    Kerans
    Karns

    Sources (39)

    • Lila Floss Kearns in entry for Unknown, "North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922"
    • Flora Wood in household of Erastus H Wood, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Fossie K Wood in entry for Luther D Brown and Lula K Wood, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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