Finley Eugene Floyd

20 September 1900–17 April 1953 (Age 52)
Kaufman, Kaufman, Texas, United States

The Life of Finley Eugene

When Finley Eugene Floyd was born on 20 September 1900, in Kaufman, Kaufman, Texas, United States, his father, James Hylon Floyd Sr, was 33 and his mother, Hattie Zilpha Ida Laroe, was 26. He died on 17 April 1953, in Kaufman, Texas, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Morrow Chapel Cemetery, Ola, Kaufman, Texas, United States.

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James Hylon Floyd Sr
Hattie Zilpha Ida Laroe
Walter Edward Floyd
Lula Floyd
James Hylon Floyd Jr
Ruby Inez Floyd
Finley Eugene Floyd
La Roe Floyd
Fred Floyd

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World Events (8)

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 1

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 16

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Lloyd .

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

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1. Tombstone reads "Brother"; Finley Eugene Floyd; b. 1901; d. 1954) (Morrow Chapel Cemetery of Ola) 2. U.S. 1910 Census - Kaufman Co., Texas - E.D. 22 - Sheet 263. (Finley E. - Son - Age 8 …

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Finley Eugene Floyd - Published information: death: 17 April 1953; Kaufman, Texas, United States

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