Ferol Gladys Fortune

23 July 1921–17 March 1964 (Age 42)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Ferol Gladys

When Ferol Gladys Fortune was born on 23 July 1921, in Ohio, United States, her father, Clarence Harlan Fortune, was 23 and her mother, Mary Delpha Lowe, was 22. She married Clyde Walker Hoopes on 6 December 1941, in Carroll, Ohio, United States. She lived in Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Augusta, Augusta Township, Carroll, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 17 March 1964, in Malvern, Carroll, Ohio, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in East Lawn Cemetery, Minerva, Paris Township, Stark, Ohio, United States.

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Clyde Walker Hoopes
Ferol Gladys Fortune
Marriage: 6 December 1941

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6 December 1941
Carroll, Ohio, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 14

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: nickname for a gambler or for someone considered fortunate or well favored, from Middle English, Old French fortune ‘chance’, ‘luck’. In some cases it may derive from the rare medieval personal name Fortune (Latin Fortunius).2 French (Fortuné): from the personal name Fortuné, a vernacular form of the Late Latin personal name Fortunatus meaning ‘prosperous’, ‘happy’.3 Scottish: habitational name from a place in Lothian, probably so named from Old English fōr ‘hog’, ‘pig’ + tūn ‘settlement’, ‘enclosure’; John de Fortun was servant to the abbot of Kelso c.1200 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ferol Fortune in household of Clarence Fortune, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ferol G Fortune in household of Clarence H Fortune, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ferol G Fortune, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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