Laura Ann Marple

Brief Life History of Laura Ann

When Laura Ann Marple was born on 14 March 1849, in Carroll, Missouri, United States, her father, William Ervin Marple, was 31 and her mother, Emily Ann Bright, was 26. She married Ephraim Jefferson Wooden on 22 August 1866, in Carroll, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Morris Township, Carroll, Missouri, United States for about 20 years and Hill Township, Carroll, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died on 5 July 1933, in Bogard, Carroll, Missouri, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Leslie Township, Carroll, Missouri, United States.

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Ephraim Jefferson Wooden
Laura Ann Marple
Marriage: 22 August 1866
William Ervin Wooden
Ephraim Roberds Wooden
Laura Alice Wooden
Isaac Marion Wooden
Burvadus Louis Reace Wooden
Cora Edna Wooden
Sophie Ethel Wooden
Eliza Wooden
Maggie Emily Wooden
Gusta Edith Wooden
Jessie Ellen Wooden
Marvin Cleveland Wooden

Sources (23)

  • Lorrie A Wooden in household of Jefferson Wooden, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910
  • Laura Marple, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire, which derives from Old English (ge)mǣre ‘boundary, border’ + pyll ‘tidal creek, pool’.

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

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