Laura Ann Woods

about 19 June 1879–about 16 January 1942 (Age 62)
Newton, Texas, United States

The Life of Laura Ann

When Laura Ann Woods was born about 19 June 1879, in Newton, Texas, United States, her father, Walton Woods, was 36 and her mother, Jane Southwell, was 37. She married William Emmett Stone on 25 January 1894, in Jasper, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Jasper, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 4, Jasper, Texas, United States in 1940. She died about 16 January 1942, at the age of 62, and was buried in Kirbyville, Jasper, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Emmett Stone
Laura Ann Woods
Marriage: 25 January 1894
Esker Carl Stone
Cecile Ray Stone Vanpelt
Walton Harold Stone
Opal Jane Stone
Ida Mae Stone
Willie Merle Stone Stephenson

Spouse and Children

25 January 1894
Jasper, Texas, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Walton Woods






    Nancy Evelyn Woods


    Mary Elizabeth Woods


    Wilson L. Woods



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 16

Historical Boundaries: 1895: Jasper, Texas, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 17

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived in the woods ( see Wood ).2 Irish: English name adopted as a translation of Ó Cuill ‘descendant of Coll’ ( see Quill ), or in Ulster of Mac Con Coille ‘son of Cú Choille’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’, which has also been mistranslated Cox , as if formed with coileach ‘cock’, ‘rooster’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laura Stone in household of William E Stone, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lora Stone in household of W E Stone, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Laura Stone in household of W E Stone, "United States Census, 1910"

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