John Edward Floyd Sr.

Brief Life History of John Edward

When John Edward Floyd Sr. was born on 14 October 1901, in Dunklin, Missouri, United States, his father, Acey Lee Roy Floyd, was 42 and his mother, Ida Emma Susan Roberts, was 25. He married Laura Moutray on 4 June 1927. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in United States in 1949 and District of Columbia, United States in 1950. He died on 4 October 1985, in Prince George's, Maryland, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Parklawn Memorial Park and Menorah Gardens, Rockville, Montgomery, Maryland, United States.

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John Edward Floyd Sr.
Laura Moutray
Marriage: 4 June 1927
Joanna Elizabeth Floyd
Ruth Carolyn Floyd

Sources (13)

  • John E Floyd, "United States 1950 Census"
  • John Edward Floyd, "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • John Edward Floyd in entry for Ruth F Dyke, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Welsh Lloyd , which arose because of the difficulty that English speakers had in pronouncing the Welsh lateral fricative spelled Ll.

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

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