August Floyd Bloss

Male24 March 1901–4 April 1954

Brief Life History of August Floyd

When August Floyd Bloss was born on 24 March 1901, in Hailey, Blaine, Idaho, United States, his father, Charles William Bloss, was 30 and his mother, Laura Jane McKibbin, was 24. He married Jennie Lavon Roach on 10 November 1926, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in White Knob, Custer, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 April 1954, in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

August Floyd Bloss
1901–1954
Jennie Lavon Roach
1899–1986
Marriage: 10 November 1926
Charles Floyd Bloss
1928–1995
Janet Vilate Bloss
1938–2022

Sources (29)

  • Gus Floyd Bloss, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Gus Bloss, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gus H Bloss in entry for Charles Floyd Bloss and Genevieve Lohr, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 November 1926Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land

    Age 1

    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

    Age 5

    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 15

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    German: from Middle High German blōz ‘naked, destitute’, applied as a nickname for a poor person, or for someone who dressed inappropriately, also applied to a man without a beard.

    German: variant of Blass .

    Swedish: possibly an adoption of the German name.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Other information in the record of August Floyd Bloss from Idaho, Birth Index

    Other information in the record of August Floyd Bloss from Idaho, Birth Index Name August Floyd Bloss Event Type Birth Event Date 24 Mar 1901 Event Place Hailey, Blaine, Idaho, United States Fathe …

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