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Transcribed biography of Floyd Curtis Hood


Floyd Curtis Hood, child of Harry and Velma Foley Hood, was born near Springerton, Illinois, Arriving on their first anniversary January 11, 1931. Harry Hood (dec. May 3, 1970), a descendant of the Hoods from Hoodville, Illinois, moved his family to Valparaiso for employment in 1938. Floyd has a brother Gerald (Jerry) living in Washington Twp.; a sister Lorretta Ritsch in Carmi, Illinois; a brother Robert Lee deceased Feb. 4, 1961 in Valparaiso, a result of corrective heart surgery; a sister Sharon Shepard in Brookport, Illinois. His mother resides near Three Rivers, Michigan with her brother, John (Jim). Floyd's favorite week-end fishing spot. If you don't believe it ask Carolyn Ann, his wife, whom he eloped with while in service May 3, 1952, at Springfield, Tenn. Daughter of Maurice and Frances Ludington of Porter Twp., born March 29, 1935, the oldest of three girls. Floyd and Carolyn are the parents of three children born in Valparaiso and educated at Boone Grove School. Max Lee born March 4, 1954. The first grandchild on either side. He is employed at Chester Inc. Fertilizer Plant in Boone Grove. Max enjoys the great outdoors -- archery, hunting and fishing. Two daughters: Charbeau Lynn (Char) born March 25, 1956. Married John M. Hawkins May 3, 1975 now residing in Washington Twp, Denise Ann born April 9, 1962 is an active 8th grader. She enjoys Girl Scouts, band, dances, and has a rock and lamp collection. Floyd is a carpenter out of Local 1485. Carolyn is employed at Indiana General Magnet Products -- Payroll. As a family we enjoy farming, camping, fishing, and bowling.

Source: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County. 1976. A Biographical History of Porter County, Indiana. Valparaiso, Indiana: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County, Inc. 180 p.
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