Charlotte Florence Fishburn

Female8 September 1890–1958

Brief Life History of Charlotte Florence

When Charlotte Florence Fishburn was born on 8 September 1890, in Crawfordsville, Washington, Iowa, United States, her father, Charles Henry Fishburn, was 30 and her mother, Molly Fishburn, was 25. She married Lloyd Kennedy on 30 December 1915, in Washington, Washington, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Washington, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Cherry Valley, Winnebago, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died in 1958, at the age of 68, and was buried in Adeline Cemetery, Adeline, Ogle, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lloyd Kennedy
1890–1967
Charlotte Florence Fishburn
1890–1958
Marriage: 30 December 1915
Charles Lloyd Kennedy
1915–1985
John Fishburn Kennedy
1917–1918
George Titus Kennedy
1919–2003

Sources (17)

  • Florence C Kennedy in household of Leyde Kennedy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charlotte F. Fishburn, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Charlotte Florence Fishburn, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 December 1915Washington, Washington, Iowa, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1892 · The Chicago Canal

    Age 2

    The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 6

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1910 · Boy Scouts of America

    Age 20

    When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Fishburn in Durham. Perhaps occasionally from Fishbourne in the Isle of Wight or Sussex, although the surname derived from the latter place may now be extinct in Britain. All are named from Old English fisc ‘fish’ + burna ‘stream’.

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

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