Floyd George Reasoner

29 July 1900–5 February 1986 (Age 85)
Hopeville, Clarke, Iowa, United States

The Life of Floyd George

When Floyd George Reasoner was born on 29 July 1900, in Hopeville, Clarke, Iowa, United States, his father, John Furman Reasoner, was 46 and his mother, Levina Jane Strough, was 35. He married Gladys Viola Long on 4 April 1923, in Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Thayer, Union, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Doyle Township, Clarke, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 5 February 1986, in Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Hopeville Cemetery, Hopeville, Clarke, Iowa, United States.

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Floyd George Reasoner
Gladys Viola Long
Marriage: 4 April 1923
Lyle Dale Reasoner
Olin Russell Reasoner
Avis LaVone Reasoner
Robert Chester Reasoner

Spouse and Children

4 April 1923
Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States


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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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 13

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
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

1 Perhaps a translation of French Raisonnier, a derivative of Raison .2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of German and Riesener, patronymic from the personal name Riese, Rizo meaning ‘giant’ or of German Riesner ( see Reasner ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Floyde Reasoner, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Floyd Reasoner, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Floyde G Reasoner in household of John F Reasoner, "United States Census, 1910"

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