Laura Josephine MacFie

10 November 1880–23 April 1971 (Age 90)
New York, United States

The Life of Laura Josephine

When Laura Josephine MacFie was born on 10 November 1880, in New York, United States, her father, James Macfie, was 34 and her mother, Mary Calista Garfield, was 33. She married Kline Oscar Varn on 12 September 1901, in Polk, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Fort Meade, Polk, Florida, United States in 1935 and Fort Pierce, St. Lucie, Florida, United States in 2003. She died on 23 April 1971, in Polk, Florida, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Fort Meade, Polk, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Kline Oscar Varn
1871–1947
Laura Josephine MacFie
1880–1971
Marriage: 12 September 1901
Varn
1903–1903
Mary Lois Varn
1906–1993
Myron M Varn
1909–1979
Stewart Worden Varn
1911–1985
Janet Caroline Varn
1920–2007

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 September 1901
Polk, Florida, United States
children

(5)

    Varn

    Female1903–1903Female

    Mary Lois Varn

    Female1906–1993Female

    Myron M Varn

    Male1909–1979Male

    Stewart Worden Varn

    Male1911–1985Male

    Janet Caroline Varn

    Female1920–2007Female

Parents and Siblings

    James Macfie

    Male1846–1906Male

    Mary Calista Garfield

    Female1847–1896Female

siblings

(4)

    Mary Parkhurst MacFie

    Female1874–1875Female

    Anne Thorburn MacFie

    Female1876–1882Female

    Jessie Graham MacFie

    Female1877–1878Female

    Female1880–1971Female

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1887 · Eatonville is Incorporated

Age 7

On August 15, 1887, the town of Eatonville was incorporated into Orange County, Florida. The town is significant for being one of the first all-black, self-governed municipalities in the country.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 34

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha ‘son of Aodh’. Compare McKay .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laura M Varn in household of Thos D Powell Senior, "Florida State Census, 1935"
  • Laura Varn in household of Kline Varn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura M Varn, "Florida State Census, 1945"

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