Doshia Floyd

September 1885–17 May 1948 (Age 62)
Cobb, Georgia, United States

The Life of Doshia

When Doshia Floyd was born in September 1885, in Cobb, Georgia, United States, her father, Robert C Floyd, was 33 and her mother, Betsy Ann, was 15. She had at least 1 son with John H Holmes. She died on 17 May 1948, in Bibb, Georgia, United States, at the age of 62.

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John H Holmes
Doshia Floyd
Willie (Bud) Holmes

Spouse and Children

    John H Holmes





Parents and Siblings

    Robert C Floyd


    Betsy Ann




World Events (3)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 8

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.

Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Lloyd .

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

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