Myrtle Iona Losey

12 May 1894–12 May 1962 (Age 68)
Paulding, Paulding, Ohio, United States

The Life of Myrtle Iona

When Myrtle Iona Losey was born on 12 May 1894, in Paulding, Paulding, Ohio, United States, her father, Daniel Rufus Losey, was 36 and her mother, Rosalie Bohyer, was 37. She married John Derflinger on 29 June 1911, in Trumbull, Ohio, United States. She lived in Paulding, Ohio, United States in 1894 and Pleasant Township, Allen, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died on 12 May 1962, in Warren, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Dalton, Wayne, Ohio, United States.

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John Derflinger
Myrtle Iona Losey
Marriage: 29 June 1911

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29 June 1911
Trumbull, Ohio, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 12

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 18

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

Probably of Dutch origin: see Losee .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Myrtle Derflinger in household of John Derflinger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Myrtle Derflinger in household of John Derflinger, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Myrtle Losey in household of D R Losey, "United States Census, 1900"

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