Nita Lorine Suffridge

5 March 1900–28 June 1978 (Age 78)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Nita Lorine

When Nita Lorine Suffridge was born on 5 March 1900, in Indiana, United States, her father, Claude B Suffridge, was 21 and her mother, Carrie Mae Beasley, was 24. She married Charles L Harris on 5 March 1922, in Marion, Indiana, United States. She lived in Shawswick Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. She died on 28 June 1978, in Plainfield, Hendricks, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Charles L Harris
Nita Lorine Suffridge
Marriage: 5 March 1922

Spouse and Children

5 March 1922
Marion, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Claude B Suffridge





    Nita Lorine Suffridge


    Anah Sufferidge


    Myrle Sufferidge


    Leah Sufferidge


World Events (8)

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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 6

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Nita Harris in household of Claude Susfridge, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nita Harris in household of Claude Suffridge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lorine Suffridge in household of Claude Suffridge, "United States Census, 1900"

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