Lora Alfred Holbrook

14 July 1868–10 May 1931 (Age 62)
Trempealeau, Trempealeau, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Lora Alfred

When Lora Alfred Holbrook was born on 14 July 1868, in Trempealeau, Trempealeau, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Harvey William Holbrook, was 23 and his mother, Charlotte Lottie E. Williams, was 17. He married Edna Pearl Ludwick on 7 January 1891. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Jefferson Election Precinct, Madison, Nebraska, United States in 1880 and Garfield Township, Antelope, Nebraska, United States for about 20 years. He died on 10 May 1931, in Orchard, Antelope, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Orchard, Antelope, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lora Alfred Holbrook
1868–1931
Edna Pearl Ludwick
1872–1965
Marriage: 7 January 1891
Arthur C. Holbrook
1891–1967
Harvey Jonathan Holbrook
1893–1981
Alice P. Holbrook
1894–1982
Elsie May Holbrook
1898–
Alta Adeline Holbrook
1899–1920
Carrie B. Holbrook
1901–1982
Lewis Holbrook
1903–1903
Lottie Holbrook
1903–2000
Lena E Holbrook
1906–1995
Neala Esma Holbrook
1908–2005
Albert Holbrook
1913–1983
Mina Alberta Holbrook
1918–2006

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 January 1891
children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · P.T. Barnum's Circus Established in Wisconsin

Age 2

P.T. Barnum's Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan & Hippodrome was established in Delavan, Wisconsin in 1870.
1886

Age 18

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Derbyshire, Dorset, and Suffolk, so called from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’ + brōc ‘stream’. The name has probably absorbed the Dutch surname van Hoobroek, found in London in the early 17th century, and possibly a similar Low German surname (Holbrock or Halbrock). Several American bearers of the name in the 1880 census give their place of birth as Oldenburg or Hannover, Germany.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Laury Holebrook in household of Harvy Holebrook, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Laura Halbrook, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lora H Holbrook, "United States Census, 1900"

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