Florence Edna Drinkard

5 February 1896–11 October 1985 (Age 89)
Thomasville, Clarke, Alabama, United States

The Life of Florence Edna

When Florence Edna Drinkard was born on 5 February 1896, in Thomasville, Clarke, Alabama, United States, her father, George Green Drinkard, was 28 and her mother, Clara Elizabeth Danzy, was 24. She married Jefferson Thomas Cutrer in 1911, in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in McComb, Pike, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years and Bogalusa, Washington, Louisiana, United States in 1940. She died on 11 October 1985, in Clarke, Walker, Alabama, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Mobile, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jefferson Thomas Cutrer
Florence Edna Drinkard
Marriage: 1911
J. D Cutrer
Jefferson Thomas Cutrer Jr
Addie Elizabeth Cutrer
Ralph Cutrer
Paul Cutrer
Katherine Inez Cutrer

Spouse and Children

Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Age 11

The town of Bogalusa was planned as a company town by The Great Southern Lumber Company and began in 1907.

Age 24

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of German Trinkart or Trinkert, nicknames for a drinker, or Dutch Drinckwaard, which Debrabandere suggests could be an occupational name for a publican or innkeeper, though he thinks it is more likely to be a reinterpreted form of Drinkwater .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edna F Cutrer in household of Jeff T Cutrer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence E Drinkard in household of George G Drinkard, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Florence E Drinkard in household of George G Drinkard, "United States Census, 1910"

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