Flora Winnifred Orman Coward

Witham Friary, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Flora Winnifred Orman

When Flora Winnifred Orman Coward was born in 1900, in Witham Friary, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Arthur Edward C Coward, was 23 and her mother, Laura Ellen Louisa Clark, was 22. She lived in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Arthur Edward C Coward
Laura Ellen Louisa Clark
Gladys Annie Laura Coward
Flora Winnifred Orman Coward
Olive Mary Coward
Ivy Ellen Coward

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 4

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 8

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 39

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a keeper of cattle, Middle English cowherde, Old English cūhyrde, from ‘cow’ + hierde ‘herdsman’. (The surname has nothing to do with the modern English word coward, which is from Old French cuard, a pejorative term from coue ‘tail’ (Latin cauda) with reference to an animal with its tail between its legs.)

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

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  • Flora Winnifred Orman Coward in household of Arthur Edward Charles Coward, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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