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Floyd M Annis  



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With the closing of schools here last week it is timely to have with us today the head of the local grade and high schools

Floyd Annis was graduated from Indiana University and received his M.A. degree from the same Institution.

He began his terachin creer in the rural schools of St. Joseph county and four years later began a similar term in an elementary school in South Bend. For four years he was a teacher, then principal and later suprintendent in the Argos school system. He resigined the last named office to become Marshall county superintendent of schools for your years, and then served for seven years as principal of the Plymouth High School.

In 1929 he took over his presnt duties and since that time has developed the local schools into what is recongnizd as one the the finest systems in the state. His ability as an organizer and administrator, and his adpatation of the best in progressine education are readily recongnized by anyone visiting the schools.

Mr. Annis was twice vice president of the North Central Teachers Association.

He has been active in community affairs, having served as president and scretary of the Chamber of Commerce and as Worshipful MAster of the Masonic lodge.

Floyd Monroe Annis BIRTH 28 Sep 1888 Lakeville, St. Joseph County, Indiana DEATH 29 Jun 1962 Plymouth Marshall county, Indiana BURIAL seems to be descrepency as three lococations see below
    Floyd Annis, 73, Former Culver Teacher, Dies

    FLoyd M. Annis, 73, 815 Pennsylvania Ave., Plymouth, former superintendent of Marshall county schools died at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Parkview Hospital.


    Born Sept. 28, 1888 at Lakeville to WIlliam N. and Mary Ann FItes Annis, he was married on August 19, 1914 to Lyda Ethel Stayer at Argos.

    He had lived in Plymouth for the past two years moving there from Culver where he had resided from 1929 to 1960.

    Mr. Annis served as principla of Plymoth High School foe seven year and for 25 years of the Culver High School.

    He was a member of the Culver Masonic Lodge and the Scottish Rite of South Bend. He was also past patron of the EMily Jane Culver Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star.

    He had devoted his lifetime to education and served as president of the Northern Indiana Teachers Association.

    Surviving with the widow are two daughters, Mrs. Margaret Smith of Toledo, Ohio and Mrs. Phyllis Wells of Columbus, Ohio; eight grandchildren; one great grandchild and one brother Clement E. of Indianapolis.

    Services were held in the Johnson Funeral Home, with Paul Swearingen reading the Christain Science service.

    Internment was in the Masonic Cemetery at Culver, with Culver Masonic Lodge having grave side services. - - Citizen Jul 1 1962


Marriage 29 Aug 1914 Indiana Lida Ethel Slayter Birth 24 Sep 1890 Marshall, Indiana daughter of Alonzo Theodore Slayter and Margrett Sybel Shoemaker

They had:
    Margaret R. Annis Birth 26 May 1915 Argos, Marshall, Indiana married Harry Vroman Smith

    Phyllis Marie Annis Birth 3 Mar 1928 Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana Death: 26 May 2001 Death: Asheville Buncombe North Carolina married 7 Jun 1951 Robert Milton Wells BIRTH 9 JUN 1928 Logansport, Cass, Indiana, DEATH 15 DEC 2008 Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina


Year: 1920; Census Place: Plymouth Ward 3, Marshall, Indiana; Roll: T625_456; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 170 Name: Floy M Annis [Floyd Annis] Age: 31
Birth Year: abt 1889
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1920: Plymouth Ward 3, Marshall, Indiana
Street: Pearl St
House Number: 625
Residence Date: 1920
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital status: Married
Spouse's name: Ethel S Annis
Father's Birthplace: USA
Mother's Birthplace: USA
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Superintendent
Industry: County School
Employment Field: Wage or Salary
Home Owned or Rented: Own
Home Free or Mortgaged: Mortgaged
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Floy M Annis 31
Ethel S Annis 30
Margaret R Annis 4

Year: 1930; Census Place: Culver, Marshall, Indiana; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0016; FHL microfilm: 2340352 Name: Floyd M Annis Birth Year: abt 1889
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Indiana
Marital status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1930: Culver, Marshall, Indiana, USA
Map of Home: View Map
Street address: Liberty Street
House Number: 444
Dwelling Number: 39
Family Number: 40
Home Owned or Rented: Rented
Home Value: 50
Radio Set: Yes
Lives on Farm: No
Age at first Marriage: 25
Attended School: No
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Teacher
Industry: Private School
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker
Employment: Yes
Household Members:
Name Age
Floyd M Annis 41
Ethel S Annis 40
Margaret Annis 14
Phyllis Annis 2

Year: 1940; Census Place: Culver, Marshall, Indiana; Roll: m-t0627-01077; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 50-17 Name: Floyd Annis
Age: 51
Estimated birth year: abt 1889
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Indiana
Marital status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Culver, Marshall, Indiana
Map of Home in 1940: View Map
Street: Indiana Avenue
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Culver, Marshall, Indiana
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number: 7B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 182 Occupation: Principal
House Owned or Rented: Owned
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 8000
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: College, 5th or subsequent year
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 40
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in Government work
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income: 2640
Income Other Sources: No
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Floyd Annis 51
Ethel Annis 50
Phyllis Annis 12

Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011 Name: Floyd M Annis
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 73
Marital status: Married
Birth Date: 28 Sep 1888
Birth Place: Indiana
Death Date: 29 Jun 1962
Death Place: Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana, USA
Father: William N Annis
Mother: Mary Ann (Fites) Annis
Spouse: Floyd M Annis sic Mrs. Floyd M. (Lydia Ethel) Annis
Burial: July 1, 1962 Culver Masonic cemetery Culver, Indiana.

Floyd Monroe Annis
BIRTH 28 Sep 1888 St. Joseph County, Indiana,
DEATH 29 Jun 1962 South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana
BURIAL Highland Cemetery South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana
son of William Nelson Annis & Mary Ann Feitz

Floyd Monroe Annis
BIRTH 28 Sep 1888 St. Joseph County, Indiana
DEATH 29 Jun 1962 South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana
BURIAL Oak Hill Cemetery Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana, USA PLOT Fairlawn south row

Lida Ethel Slayter Annis
BIRTH 24 Sep 1889 Argos, Marshall County, Indiana,
DEATH Oct 1969 Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana,
BURIAL Oak Hill Cemetery Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana, PLOT Fairlawn south row 1






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