Laura Lorena McCollum

15 January 1873–26 December 1933 (Age 60)
Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Laura Lorena

When Laura Lorena McCollum was born on 15 January 1873, in Missouri, United States, her father, David Frank McCollum, was 20 and her mother, Mary Ann Drew, was 21. She married Emmett Ralph Scruggs on 15 May 1889, in Montague, Montague, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, Bastrop, Texas, United States in 1910 and Union Township, Grady, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. She died on 26 December 1933, in Blackwell, Kay, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Gainesville, Cooke, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emmett Ralph Scruggs
Laura Lorena McCollum
Marriage: 15 May 1889
Ralph David Scruggs
Grace Leona Scruggs
Ernest H Scruggs

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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.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed
Age 3
A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 17
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

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coluim ‘son of Colum’. See McCallum , which is the usual spelling of this name in Scotland.

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

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Sources (9)

  • Laura L Scruggs in household of Ralph E Scruggs, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura Scruggs in household of Ralph E Scruggs, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Laura Scruggs in household of R E Scruggs, "United States Census, 1910"

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