Floyd Fegley

1880–1956 (Age 75)
Martinsburg, Dixon, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Floyd

When Floyd Fegley was born on 12 December 1880, in Martinsburg, Dixon, Nebraska, United States, his father, Richard Lennox Fegley, was 28 and his mother, Emma A. Bale, was 23. He married Grace Emma Walker on 29 December 1909. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Twin Lakes Township, Calhoun, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Laurel, Cedar, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 25 April 1956, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Laurel, Cedar, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Floyd Fegley
Grace Emma Walker
Marriage: 29 December 1909
Richard L Fegley
Helen Mildred Fegley
Velma Jean Fegley
Margaret Arlene Fegley

Spouse & Children

29 December 1909


Parents & Siblings

  • Richard Lennox Fegley


  • Emma A. Bale




  • Female1877–1957Female

  • Jacob Fegley


  • Male1880–1956Male

  • Male1882–1962Male

  • Alma Fegley


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 2

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Vögli, metonymic occupational name for a bird catcher or nickname for someone with birdlike features, from a diminutive of Vogel .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Floyd Fegley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Floyd Fegley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Foid Feyley in household of Richard F Feyley, "United States Census, 1900"

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