Floyd Newton Tobias

28 July 1903–3 June 1986 (Age 82)
Barry, Michigan, United States

The Life of Floyd Newton

When Floyd Newton Tobias was born on 28 July 1903, in Barry, Michigan, United States, his father, Charles Nobel Tobias, was 40 and his mother, Electa Alice Newton, was 39. He married Alida Brace Avery on 8 September 1922, in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States. He lived in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Kalamazoo Township, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 3 June 1986, in Fort Lauderdale, Broward, Florida, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Floyd Newton Tobias
Juanita M Todd
Marriage: 21 July 1932

Spouse and Children

21 July 1932
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Nobel Tobias





    Charles Orval C Tobias


    Gladys Electa Tobias




World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 12

Historical Boundaries - 1915: Broward, Florida, United States

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish (Tobías), Hungarian (Tóbiás), and Jewish: from a Greek form of the Hebrew male personal name Ṭōvyāh ‘Jehovah is good’, which, together with various derivative forms, has been popular among Jews for generations.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Floyd N Tobias, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Floyd N Tobias in household of Roy M Hendershot, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Floyd Tobias in household of Charles N Tobias, "United States Census, 1920"

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