Otis Floyd Folden

September 1891–6 April 1969 (Age 77)
Gallia, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Otis Floyd

When Otis Floyd Folden was born in September 1891, in Gallia, Ohio, United States, his father, John Wesley Folden, was 39 and his mother, Lodoska Elvira Drummond, was 36. He married Ora Hatfield on 2 August 1910, in Gallia, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Liberty Township, Jackson, Ohio, United States in 1940 and Springfield, Clark, Ohio, United States in 1969. He died on 6 April 1969, in Springfield Township, Clark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Fairmount Cemetery, Jackson, Jackson, Ohio, United States.

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Otis Floyd Folden
Ora Hatfield
Marriage: 2 August 1910
Helen Folden
Oren Floyd Folden
Charles W Folden

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  • Marriage
    2 August 1910Gallia, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 5
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 7
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 21
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farmsteads in central Norway, originally taking their names from a fjord named ‘the wide (fjord)’.Scottish: variant of Fulton , a habitational name from Fulton in Bedrule, Roxburghshire.English: habitational name from Foulden in Norfolk, from Old English fugol ‘bird’ + dūn ‘hill’.

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Folden, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Otis Folden, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Otis Folden, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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