Laura M. Showalter

26 November 1868–21 May 1941 (Age 72)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Laura M.

When Laura M. Showalter was born on 26 November 1868, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob Showalter, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Karns, was 31. She married William H Grove on 10 August 1899, in Monroe Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Monroe Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 60 years. She died on 21 May 1941, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mattie, East Providence Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William H Grove
Laura M. Showalter
Marriage: 10 August 1899

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10 August 1899
Monroe Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 9

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schowalter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laura M Showalters in household of Jacob Showalters, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sara Grove in household of William Grove, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laura Grove in household of William H Grove, "United States Census, 1940"

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