Laura M. Showalter

Female26 November 1868–21 May 1941

Brief Life History 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 Jackson Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Monroe Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 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

Sources (11)

  • Laura M Showalters in household of Jacob Showalters, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Laura M. Showalters - Government record: Census record: birth: November 1869; Pennsylvania, United States
  • Laura Showalter, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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  • Marriage
    10 August 1899Monroe Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States
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    Siblings (6)

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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 form of German Schowalter .

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

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