Velda Theola Flory

1 November 1901–12 September 1989 (Age 87)
Paint Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Velda Theola

When Velda Theola Flory was born on 1 November 1901, in Paint Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States, her father, Franklin M Flory, was 46 and her mother, Mary Wertz, was 42. She married Lloyd Dewey McDowell on 1 November 1919, in Wayne, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Green Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1920. She died on 12 September 1989, in Orrville, Green Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Lloyd Dewey McDowell
Velda Theola Flory
Marriage: 1 November 1919
Marshall Vance McDowell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1919Wayne, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 1
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 2
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
    Age 26
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    English and French: variant of Fleury and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this.French: from a medieval vernacular form of the Latin personal name Florius, a derivative of Florus, which is from florus ‘blooming, flowering’.South German (in Austria mainly Flöry): from a short form of the personal name Florian . In part, this is a Germanized form of French Fleury (compare 1 above).

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Velda Theola Flory, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Velda McDowell in household of Dewey McDowell, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Velda Flary in entry for Marshall Mc Dowell and Dorothe Wenger, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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