Floyd Clifton Hart

Brief Life History of Floyd Clifton

When Floyd Clifton Hart was born on 8 January 1877, in Otho, Webster, Iowa, United States, his father, Dewitt Clinton Hart, was 24 and his mother, Mary Asenath Wakeman, was 23. He married Amy Mahalia Phillips on 26 November 1902, in Otho, Webster, Iowa, United States. He lived in Otho Township, Webster, Iowa, United States in 1915 and Lehigh, Webster, Iowa, United States in 1925. He died on 3 December 1956, in Otho, Webster, Iowa, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Otho Cemetery, Otho, Webster, Iowa, United States.

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Floyd Clifton Hart
Amy Mahalia Phillips
Marriage: 26 November 1902

Sources (12)

  • Floyd C Hart in household of Warren C Poyer, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Floyd Hart, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Floyd Clifton Hart, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1884 · There is now a Capital Building

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English and North German: nickname from Middle English hert (Old English heorot), Middle Low German hërte, harte ‘hart, stag’, perhaps for a quick-footed or timorous individual.

German: variant of Hardt 1 and 2. It is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name or nickname from German and Yiddish hart ‘hard’.

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

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