Laurene Williams

6 June 1867–1 September 1955 (Age 88)
Newton, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Laurene

When Laurene Williams was born on 6 June 1867, in Newton, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States, her father, William Williams, was 31 and her mother, Leah Caroline Greenman, was 28. She married Frank Henry Whitney on 9 February 1886, in North La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Dewey, South Dakota, United States in 1935 and Firesteel Township, Dewey, South Dakota, United States in 1940. She died on 1 September 1955, in Poulsbo, Kitsap, Washington, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Crescent, Iberville, Louisiana, United States.

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Frank Henry Whitney
Laurene Williams
Marriage: 9 February 1886
Hattie E. Whitney
Clifford Mitchell Whitney
Ellsworth Ward Whitney

Spouse and Children

    Frank Henry Whitney



9 February 1886
North La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

Age 1

Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

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

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laurene Whitney in household of F H Whitney, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Lorene Williams in household of William Williams, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Laurene Whitney in household of Ellsworth W Whitney, "United States Census, 1940"

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