Flora Etta Sullivan

Brief Life History of Flora Etta

When Flora Etta Sullivan was born on 7 June 1878, in Switzerland, Indiana, United States, her father, Theodore Freeling Sullivan, was 33 and her mother, Emma Frances Courtney, was 30. She married Mortimor Bennett on 1 November 1898, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Jefferson Township, Switzerland, Indiana, United States for about 50 years and Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 6 May 1981, in Santa Rosa, Sonoma, California, United States, at the age of 102, and was buried in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mortimor Bennett
1875–1966
Flora Etta Sullivan
1878–1981
Marriage: 1 November 1898
Walter Clyde Bennett
1900–1959
Carlyle Dean Bennett
1907–2000

Sources (15)

  • Etta Bennett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Flora Etta Sullivan, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Flora Etta Sullivan Bennett, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Liam, Donal, James Patrick, Michael Patrick, Aileen, Brigid, Paddy, Siobhan, John Patrick, Kevin Patrick, Parnell.

Irish (Cork and Kerry): shortened form of O'Sullivan .

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

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