Lenore Algerene Lawrence

Female10 March 1884–27 February 1974

Brief Life History of Lenore Algerene

When Lenore Algerene Lawrence was born on 10 March 1884, in Green Forest, Carroll, Arkansas, United States, her father, George Melton Lawrence, was 38 and her mother, Charity Ann Shipman, was 40. She married Albert Jefferson Kerr on 5 February 1910, in Okmulgee City, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Anderson Township, Benton, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 February 1974, in Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Jefferson Kerr
Lenore Algerene Lawrence
Marriage: 5 February 1910
Mary Charity Kerr
Garth Kerr
Albert George Kerr
Grace Virginia Kerr
Alberta Dona Kerr
Paul Lawrence Kerr
Betty Jean Kerr
Albert B Kerr
Jessie Lea Kerr
(Stillborn) Kerr
Karl M Kerr

Sources (5)

  • Allie Kerr in household of Albert Kerr, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eleanor Lawrence in entry for Walter E Stearns and Alberta Donna Kerr, "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959"
  • Allie H Kerr in household of Albert J Kerr, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 February 1910Okmulgee City, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1888 · Bauxite Mining Began

    Age 4

    Bauxite a rock with relatively high aluminum content, is the main source of aluminum for the world. When it was discovered in Arkansas it changed the state. The city of Bauxite, Arkansas was the site of the discovery.

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 24

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English and Old French personal name Lorens, Laurence, from Latin Laurentius ‘man from Laurentum’, a place in Italy probably named from its laurels or bay trees. The name was borne by a Christian saint who was martyred at Rome in the 3rd century AD ; he enjoyed a considerable cult throughout Europe, with consequent popularity of the personal name (French Laurent, Italian, Spanish Lorenzo, Catalan Llorenç, Portuguese Lourenço, German Laurenz, Polish Wawrzyniec, etc.). In Britain this is a common name from the 12th century, with pet forms such as Law , Low , Lawrie , Laurie , Larry , Larkin , all of which are represented in surnames. There was also a feminine form Laurencia which may have given rise to the English surname. The surname is also borne by Jews among whom it is presumably an Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Ashkenazic surnames. In North America, the English form of the surname has absorbed many cognates from other languages, e.g. German Lorenz , and also their patronymics and other derivatives, e.g. Slovenian Lavrenčič and Lovrenčič (patronymics from Lavrencij and Lovrenc, equivalents of Lawrence), Polish Wawrzyniak . Compare Larrance , Laurence , Lawerence , Lieurance , and Lowrance .

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

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