Laura Eldora Deweese

5 January 1880–3 May 1966 (Age 86)
Warrick, Indiana, United States

The Life of Laura Eldora

When Laura Eldora Deweese was born on 5 January 1880, in Warrick, Indiana, United States, her father, Talbot Deweese, was 41 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth McCool, was 38. She married Charles Elmer Crowe on 4 May 1912, in Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States. She lived in Boon Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Hart Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died on 3 May 1966, in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States.

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Charles Elmer Crowe
Laura Eldora Deweese
Marriage: 4 May 1912

Spouse and Children

4 May 1912
Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 23

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch weese ‘orphan’ + the definite article de.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laura Duees in household of Tolbert Duees, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Laura Deweese in household of Talbert Deweese, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laura E Deweese in household of Lal* Deweese, "United States Census, 1900"

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