Floyd Elwood Elkins

2 January 1904–15 June 1987 (Age 83)
Anderson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Floyd Elwood

When Floyd Elwood Elkins was born on 2 January 1904, in Anderson, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Harvey Elkins, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Jane Carden, was 24. He lived in Civil District 3, Anderson, Tennessee, United States for about 30 years. He died on 15 June 1987, in Oak Ridge, Anderson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Hillvale Cemetery, Norris, Anderson, Tennessee, United States.

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John Harvey Elkins
Sarah Jane Carden
Floyd Elwood Elkins
James Leon Elkins
Gladys W Elkins
Verner Robert Elkins
Everette Eugene Elkins
Vasco Elkins

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Elkin 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elwood F Elkins in household of Harry J Elkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Floyd E Elkins in household of John H Elkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elwood Elkins in household of Harvey Elkins, "United States Census, 1920"

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