Laura Lorena McCollum

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

The Life 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 Union Township, Grady, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Blackwell, Kay, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. She died on 26 December 1933, at the age of 60, and was buried in Gainesville, Cooke, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emmett Ralph Scruggs
1867–1960
Laura Lorena McCollum
1873–1933
Marriage: 15 May 1889
Ralph David Scruggs
1892–1963
Grace Leona Scruggs
1895–1960
Ernest H Scruggs
1898–1976

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 May 1889
Montague, Montague, Texas, United States
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Parents and Siblings

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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 (3)

  • 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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