Laura Alida Guensey

17 April 1852–25 February 1937 (Age 84)
Niles, Berrien, Michigan, United States

The Life of Laura Alida

When Laura Alida Guensey was born on 17 April 1852, in Niles, Berrien, Michigan, United States, her father, James Guernsey, was 27 and her mother, Deborah Hanson, was 27. She married Newton Isaac Judd on 22 October 1873, in Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Franklin, Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Garden Grove Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died on 25 February 1937, in Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Garden Grove Cemetery, Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Newton Isaac Judd
1843–1912
Laura Alida Guensey
1852–1937
Marriage: 22 October 1873
Carrie Judd
1874–1909
Carah Judd
1875–
Mabel Judd
1877–1963
Fred Judd
1879–1921
Mary Judd
1881–1969
Judd
1885–1885
Elizabeth "Bessie" Judd
1885–
Ralph Judd
1886–
Thomas Judd
1888–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 October 1873
Iowa, United States
children

(9)

    Carrie Judd

    Female1874–1909Female

    Carah Judd

    Female1875–Female

    Female1877–1963Female

    Fred Judd

    Male1879–1921Male

    Female1881–1969Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Guernsey

    Male1825–Male

    Deborah Hanson

    Female1825–1900Female

siblings

(7)

    Charles E Guernsey

    Male1849–1939Male

    Female1852–1937Female

    Clara Antoinette Guernsey

    Female1854–Female

    Homer Virgil Guernsey

    Male1859–1928Male

    Malinda B. Guernsey

    Female1860–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 2

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 23

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name from the island of Guernsey in the Channel Islands. It is now a rare surname in Britain.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alida Judd, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alida Judd in household of Fred Judd, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laura A Gernay in household of James Gernay, "United States Census, 1860"

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