Laura Elizabeth Floyd

27 March 1894–29 October 1975 (Age 81)
Courtney, Love, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Laura Elizabeth

When Laura Elizabeth Floyd was born on 27 March 1894, in Courtney, Love, Oklahoma, United States, her father, William Newton Floyd, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Frances Hanna Ward, was 38. She married George Hester Victor Mclain on 14 July 1912, in Parks Township, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Rush Springs, Grady, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Bristow, Creek, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. She died on 29 October 1975, in Visalia, Tulare, California, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Visalia, Tulare, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Hester Victor Mclain
Laura Elizabeth Floyd
Marriage: 14 July 1912
Ralph Victor McLain
Ethel Lorane Mclain
Floyd L McLain

Spouse and Children

14 July 1912
Parks Township, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Newton Floyd


    Sarah Frances Hanna Ward




    Mary Floyd


    Mellie Floyd


    Minnie Floyd



    Archibald S Floyd


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 12

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

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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Sources (3)

  • Laura Elizabeth Floyd in household of George Kester McLain, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lanna C Floyd in household of William N Floyd, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laura Mc Lain in household of George H Mc Lain, "United States Census, 1930"

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