Lura Scamehorn

26 May 1883–10 March 1954 (Age 70)
Waverly Township, Van Buren, Michigan, United States

The Life of Lura

When Lura Scamehorn was born on 26 May 1883, in Waverly Township, Van Buren, Michigan, United States, her father, John Scamehorn, was 46 and her mother, Ellen Scott, was 37. She married Barton Robert Dillon on 24 February 1903, in Paw Paw, Van Buren, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Otsego, Allegan, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Williston, Williams, North Dakota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 10 March 1954, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Barton Robert Dillon
Lura Scamehorn
Marriage: 24 February 1903
Lloyd Barton Dillon
Ellen Marie Dillon
Clifford Dillon

Spouse and Children

24 February 1903
Paw Paw, Van Buren, Michigan, United States



    Ellen Marie Dillon


    Clifford Dillon


Parents and Siblings


    Ellen Scott




+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 4

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 19

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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Sources (3)

  • Lura Dillon in household of Barton Dillon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lura Dillon in household of Barton R Dillon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lura Dillon in household of Barton R Dillon, "United States Census, 1910"

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