Laura Leota Eddy

22 September 1886–1 December 1958 (Age 72)
Harmony, McHenry, Illinois, United States

The Life of Laura Leota

When Laura Leota Eddy was born on 22 September 1886, in Harmony, McHenry, Illinois, United States, her father, Robert Lionel Eddy, was 30 and her mother, Louisa Brand, was 28. She lived in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 December 1958, at the age of 72.

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Robert Lionel Eddy
Louisa Brand
Clara Eddy
Lewis Valentine Eddy
Laura Leota Eddy
Hazel C. Eddy
John H Eddy

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 6

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 20

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): from the Middle English personal name Edwy, Old English Ēadwīg, composed of the elements ēad ‘prosperity’, ‘fortune’ + wīg ‘war’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laura L Eddy, "South Dakota State Census, 1905"
  • Laura Eddy in household of Robert L Eddy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laura L Eddy in household of Robert L Eddy, "United States Census, 1900"

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