Laura Adelaide Andrews

11 November 1873–11 July 1955 (Age 81)
Malcolm, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Laura Adelaide

When Laura Adelaide Andrews was born on 11 November 1873, in Malcolm, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, her father, Henry Ammah Andrews, was 23 and her mother, Frances Humpleby, was 23. She married William Henry Buker on 5 September 1892, in Provo, Utah, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States in 1920 and Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 11 July 1955, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Buker
Laura Adelaide Andrews
Marriage: 5 September 1892
Hazel Mildred Buker
Bernhard Henry Buker
Reginald Wesley Buker
John Adam Buker

Spouse and Children

5 September 1892
Provo, Utah, Utah Territory, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

Age 7

The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Andrew . This is the usual southern English patronymic form, also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson . In North America this name has absorbed numerous cases of the various European cognates and their derivatives. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

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Sources (3)

  • Addie Rishton in household of Edward Rishton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Addie Rishton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Adebade M Buker in household of William H Buker, "United States Census, 1920"

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