Hanner Florence McElfresh

Brief Life History of Hanner Florence

When Hanner Florence McElfresh was born on 3 April 1868, in Jackson, Indiana, United States, her father, Joseph Clark McElfresh, was 29 and her mother, Barbara Waggoner, was 32. She married Jacob Richard Acton on 2 November 1938. She lived in Salt Creek Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States for about 10 years.

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Jacob Richard Acton
Hanner Florence McElfresh
Marriage: 2 November 1938

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  • H F McElfresh in household of J C Mc Elfresh, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Florence Hughes, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Hanner F Mc Elfresh in household of Joseph Mc Elfresh, "United States Census, 1880"

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1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

1870 · Giving all the right to vote

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Western Isles): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Bhris, a patronymic from a personal name meaning ‘servant of (Saint) Bricius’. This was the name of a 5th-century Gaulish saint whose cult was popular in Scotland in the 12th–14th centuries.

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

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