Floyd Mason Harrington

Male18 August 1892–1 December 1966

Brief Life History of Floyd Mason

When Floyd Mason Harrington was born on 18 August 1892, in Grant City, Worth, Missouri, United States, his father, John S. Harrington, was 26 and his mother, Olive Mary Mason, was 22. He lived in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 1 December 1966, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John S. Harrington
1866–1927
Olive Mary Mason
1870–1939
Hazel Teresa Harrington
1889–1962
Floyd Mason Harrington
1892–1966

Sources (7)

  • Floyd M Harrington in household of J S Harrington, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Floyd Mason Harrington, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Floyd M Harrington, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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 6

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 20

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

English: habitational name from any of the three places called Harrington (Cumberland, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire). The Cumberland placename derives from the Old English personal name Hæfer + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. The Lincolnshire placename derives from the Old English personal name Hearra + Old English connective -ing- + tūn. The Northamptonshire derives from an Old English personal name Hǣthhere + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. Compare Herendeen .

Irish: adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArrachtáin ‘descendant of Arrachtán’, a personal name from a diminutive of arrachtach ‘mighty, powerful’.

Irish: in Kerry, this name was adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hIongardail, later Ó hUrdáil, ‘descendant of Iongardal’, a personal name of uncertain origin.

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

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