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Maude May Floyd
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Birth: Aug. 2, 1896
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jul. 1, 1906
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA

She was the daughter of Francis Victor and Virginia Carolyn Olliff Floyd. While playing outside, she was struck by lightning and killed. My Maternal Grandmother (Maude's Great Niece) claims the storm came and she was trying to hide under the house when she was struck. This account turned out to be false when an article about her death was found October 1, 2014:

The Southern Sentinel (Winnfield, LA)
Friday, July 6, 1906
Page 4, Column 2
A Little Girl Killed.
Mr. T.J. Henderson of lower ward two was among the visitors to town Monday. He said the best rain his section has had since March fell there Sunday. During the rain the 12-year old daughter of Bud Floyd was killed by a loud clap of thunder. She was on the road with a party of seven or eight others returning from Sunday school. She was instantly killed and as there was no evidence of lightning striking in the immediate vicinity she must have been killed by a shock from the heavy thunder. 
 
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 Parents:
  Francis Victor Floyd (1858 - 1936)
  Virginia Caroline Olliff Floyd (1861 - 1921)
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Virginia Floyd Bass (1880 - 1965)*
  Sarah Ada Floyd Weems (1882 - 1944)*
  William Harrison Floyd (1884 - 1940)*
  Arcy Ann Floyd Beasley (1886 - 1933)*
  Sam David Floyd (1888 - 1965)*
  Charles Law Floyd (1890 - 1943)*
  Flora Bell Floyd Chevallier (1892 - 1978)*
  John Claiborne Floyd (1894 - 1962)*
  Maude May Floyd (1896 - 1906)
  Frances Floyd Hemphill (1898 - 1984)*
  Ulysses Grant Floyd (1901 - 1952)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Floyd Family Cemetery
Tansey
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Lora Peppers
Record added: Dec 16, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32217934
Maude May Floyd
Added by: Lora Peppers
 
Maude May Floyd
Added by: Lora Peppers
 
Maude May Floyd
Added by: Lora Peppers
 
 
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Thinking of you today Aunt Maude. Finally found where the last two of your brothers are resting and I just wanted to visit. Rest in peace sweet girl.
- Lora Peppers
 Added: Jul. 31, 2014
Rest in the arms of angles sweet child.
- Lois Maxey Storm
 Added: Jul. 15, 2013

- Cath Kirby-White
 Added: Sep. 7, 2009
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