Nola Elizabeth Chastain

26 March 1896–20 February 1976 (Age 79)
Ibapah, Tooele, Utah, United States

The Life of Nola Elizabeth

When Nola Elizabeth Chastain was born on 26 March 1896, in Ibapah, Tooele, Utah, United States, her father, William Matthew Chastain, was 29 and her mother, Armina B Brown, was 23. She married Clarence Clifford Laughead on 19 August 1919. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Crockett, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 2, Reagan, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 20 February 1976, at the age of 79, and was buried in Big Lake, Reagan, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Clifford Laughead
Nola Elizabeth Chastain
Marriage: 19 August 1919
Allan W Laughead
Clarence Chastain Laughead

Spouse and Children

19 August 1919


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World Events (8)

1897 · The Utah State Historical Society

Age 1

The Utah State Historical Society was, founded in 1897 and now part of the Government of Utah's Division of State History. It encourages the research, study, and publication of Utah history. It also publishes a history journal named the Utah Historical Quarterly. The Utah State Historical Society has grown to several thousand members and has published over 300 issues of the Utah Historical Quarterly.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Age 21

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

French: from Old French castan(h) ‘chestnut tree’ (Latin castanea), hence a topographic name for someone living near a particular chestnut tree or group of them, or possibly a nickname for someone with chestnut-colored hair.

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

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Story Highlight

Biographical Sketch of William Matthew Chastain by his son Keith Cameron Chastain

A Biographical Sketch Of the Life of WILLIAM MATTHEW CHASTAIN Born: 30 September 1866, Ft Bridger, Uinta, WY, USA Died: 11 May 1942, Kent, Culberson, TX, USA By: Keith Cameron Chastain - August 16, …

Sources (3)

  • Nola E Chastain in household of William M Chastain, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nola Laughhead in household of Clarence Laughhead, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nola E Laughead in household of Clarence C Laughead, "United States Census, 1930"

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