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
Laura Josephine MacFie
Marriage: 12 September 1901
Mary Lois Varn
Myron M Varn
Stewart Worden Varn
Janet Caroline Varn

Spouse and Children

12 September 1901
Polk, Florida, United States




    Mary Lois Varn


    Myron M Varn


    Stewart Worden Varn


    Janet Caroline Varn


Parents and Siblings

    James Macfie


    Mary Calista Garfield




    Mary Parkhurst MacFie


    Anne Thorburn MacFie


    Jessie Graham MacFie



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 .

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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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