Lota Ethella Hamed

1898–1987 (Age 89)
Marion, Iowa, United States

The Life of Lota Ethella

When Lota Ethella Hamed was born on 23 July 1898, in Marion, Iowa, United States, her father, Samuel Fletcher Harned, was 25 and her mother, Bessie May Benight, was 24. She married Henry Clayton Agan on 13 September 1916, in Lamar, Barton, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Knoxville, Marion, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Dallas Township, Marion, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 8 July 1987, in Milo, Warren, Iowa, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery, Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lota Ethella Hamed
Henry Clayton Agan
Marriage: 13 September 1916
Bonnie Fay Agan
Mildred May Agan
Opal Irene Agan

Spouse & Children

13 September 1916
Lamar, Barton, Missouri, United States


  • Bonnie Fay Agan


  • Mildred May Agan


  • Opal Irene Agan


Parents & Siblings



  • Female1898–1987Female

  • Female1899–1982Female

  • Charles Samuel Harned


  • Matilda May Harned


  • Juanita Grace Harned


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 15

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 24

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.

Name Meaning

Muslim: see Hamid .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Loto E Agan in household of Henry C Agan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Loto Agan in household of Henry Agan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Loto E Harned in household of Samuel Harned, "United States Census, 1900"

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