Ethel McGhin

1905–1985 (Age 80)
Bradford, Florida, United States

The Life of Ethel

When Ethel McGhin was born in 1905, in Bradford, Florida, United States, her father, Barney McGhin, was 47 and her mother, Julia A Shiver, was 37. She married Benjamin Claude Holzendorf in 1921, in Bradford, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in West Lake, Hamilton, Florida, United States in 1910 and Starke, Bradford, Florida, United States in 1930. She died in 1985, in Bradford, Florida, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Crosby Lake Cemetery, Starke, Bradford, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Claude Holzendorf
Ethel McGhin
Marriage: 1921
Benjamin Claude Holzendorf Jr

Spouse and Children

    Benjamin Claude Holzendorf



Bradford, Florida, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Barney McGhin


    Julia A Shiver




    Emma Mcghin



World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 9

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Irish: probably a variant of McGann or McCann .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ethell Mcghin in household of Barney Mcghin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ethel M Holtzendorf in household of Ben C Holtzendorf, "United States Census, 1930"

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