Florence Sanford Wynne

about 1882–
Huntsville,, Tx

The Life of Florence Sanford

When Florence Sanford Wynne was born about 1882, her father, Gustavus Adair Wynne, was 24 and her mother, S. Ella Gibbs, was 23. She lived in Huntsville, Walker, Texas, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Gustavus Adair Wynne
1858–1940
S. Ella Gibbs
1859–1921
Florence Sanford Wynne
1882–
Mae Samuella Mcgruder Wynne
1884–1962
Sabra Lois Wynne
1886–
Gibbs Adair Wynne
1890–1959

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 0

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 12

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 31

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Wynn .2 Welsh: variant of Gwynn .3 Irish (Connacht): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Gaoithin ‘descendant of Gaoithín’ ( see Gahan ), because Gaelic gaoth also means ‘wind’, and the English surname Wynne was taken as being related to the English vocabulary word wind.

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

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  • Florence Wynne in household of G Adair Wynne, "United States Census, 1900"

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