Elsie Lavina Lake

FemaleMay 1880–1949

Brief Life History of Elsie Lavina

When Elsie Lavina Lake was born in May 1880, in Macomb, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, her father, John Winfield Lake, was 25 and her mother, Lucinda Rhoda Markwick, was 22. She married William R Camidge on 7 April 1909, in Jefferson, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in 1949, in Antwerp, Antwerp, Jefferson, New York, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Antwerp, Antwerp, Jefferson, New York, United States.

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William R Camidge
Elsie Lavina Lake
Marriage: 7 April 1909
Mildred J Lake

Sources (13)

  • Elsie Camidge in household of William R Camidge, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elsie L Lake, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Elisa Lake in entry for Edward Jarvis, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 April 1909Jefferson, New York, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 1

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 2

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 20

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly West Country): topographic name usually for someone who lived by a streamlet (Middle English lak(e), Old English lacu) or who lived at or came from any of the places so named, such as Lack in Church Stoke (Shropshire) and Lake in Wilsford near Amesbury (Wiltshire). Lake is a common minor placename in Devon.

    English: occasionally perhaps a topographic name for someone who lived by a lake or pool (Middle English, Old French lake), though it is uncertain that this word was current in ordinary vocabulary during the main period of surname formation (1250–1400).

    North German and Dutch: habitational name from any of several places in Westphalia and Lower Saxony so named, or a topographic name from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch lake ‘swamp, swampy meadow’ (Middle Dutch also ‘border water’).

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

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