Floyd Edgar Runyan

24 June 1881–19 January 1941 (Age 59)
Gentry, Missouri, United States

The Life of Floyd Edgar

When Floyd Edgar Runyan was born on 24 June 1881, in Gentry, Missouri, United States, his father, Sheppard Smith Runyan, was 25 and his mother, Laura Jane Grace, was 19. He married Ethel Flora Morey on 9 September 1908, in Caldwell, Missouri, United States. He lived in Carroll, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Fairfield Township, Carroll, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 19 January 1941, in Carrollton, Carroll, Missouri, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Prairie Township, Carroll, Missouri, United States.

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Floyd Edgar Runyan
Ethel Flora Morey
Marriage: 9 September 1908

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    Ethel Flora Morey


9 September 1908
Caldwell, Missouri, United States

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 17

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

Irish: variant of Runyon .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Floyd Runion in household of Robert Runion, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Floyd Runyan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Floyd E Runyon in household of George Morey, "United States Census, 1910"

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