Johnnie Howard Foran

Male3 August 1934–14 May 1999

Brief Life History of Johnnie Howard

When Johnnie Howard Foran was born on 3 August 1934, in Panama City, Bay, Florida, United States, his father, Jesse Lonnie Foran, was 43 and his mother, Bessie Josephine Long, was 33. He married Carolyn Virginia Wright in March 1957, in Jackson, Florida, United States. He lived in Bay, Somalia in 1935 and Election Precinct 21 Alford, Jackson, Florida, United States in 1940. He died on 14 May 1999, in Liberty, Florida, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Kynesville, Jackson, Florida, United States.

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Johnnie Howard Foran
Carolyn Virginia Wright
Marriage: March 1957

Sources (6)

  • Johnnie Foran in household of J L Foran, "Florida State Census, 1935"
  • Johnnie Howard Foran, "Florida Marriage Index, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001"
  • Johnnie Howard Foran, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    March 1957Jackson, Florida, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 1

    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

    Age 7

    Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.

    1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

    Age 21

    The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fuartháin ‘descendant of Fuarthán’, a personal name derived from fuar ‘cold’. The word fuarán also means ‘spring’ or ‘pool’. The form Fuarthán was understood as fuarathán ‘cold little ford’, and the name has thus sometimes been translated into English as Ford .

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

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