Floyd Allen Sears

Brief Life History of Floyd Allen

When Floyd Allen Sears was born on 12 February 1920, in Shepardsville, Fayette Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States, his father, William Henry Sears, was 26 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Kelso, was 20. He married Hazel Fern Robbins on 17 August 1941, in Scott, Indiana, United States. He lived in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Terre Haute, Sullivan, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died in March 1985, in Vigo, Indiana, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in West Terre Haute, Sugar Creek Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States.

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Floyd Allen Sears
Hazel Fern Robbins
Marriage: 17 August 1941

Sources (6)

  • Floyd A Sears in household of William Sears, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Floyd Allen Sears, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Floyd Allen Sears, "Indiana, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

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

1925 · The First Municipally Owned Airport in the Country.

The Cleveland Hopkins Airport was named after its founder, William R. Hopkins, and it was the first municipality-owned airport in the United States. It also is the home of the first air traffic control tower, the first ground-to-air radio control system, the first airfield lighting system, and the first U.S. airport to be directly connected to a local rail transit system. It is still in operation today and is the 43rd busiest airport in the United States.


Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish (Kerry): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Saoghair ‘son of Saoghar’, a borrowing in Anglo-Norman Ireland of the Anglo-Norman French and Middle English personal name Saher, Seier (Old French Seheri), from ancient Germanic Sigeheri, Sighari, composed of the elements sig‘victory’ + hari, heri ‘army’. See Sayer 5.

English: variant of Sayers .

Americanized form of French (or French Canadian) Cyr and French Saint-Cyr (see St. Cyr ), with the addition of excrescent -s, a common feature of Americanized surnames.

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

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