Florence Laura Mccraney

Brief Life History of Florence Laura

When Florence Laura Mccraney was born on 23 May 1869, in Goliad, Texas, United States, her father, Andrew J McCranie, was 27 and her mother, Burilla Huddleston, was 24. She married Samuel Vincent Smith about 1892, in Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 2 February 1940, in Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Vincent Smith
1865–1908
Florence Laura Mccraney
1869–1940
Marriage: about 1892
Sallie Beatrice Smith
1893–1953
Sidney Carmax Smith
1900–1962

Sources (3)

  • Flora Smith, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Laura Florence Mccrannie in entry for Sidney Carmax Smith, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Flora Mccraney in entry for Sallie Beatrice Holder, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

World Events (8)

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Mac Cranny, an Anglicized form of a Gaelic patronymic, possibly Mac Bhranaigh ‘son of Branach’, a personal name derived from bran ‘raven’.

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

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