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
1883–1954
Lura Scamehorn
1883–1954
Marriage: 24 February 1903
Lloyd Barton Dillon
1903–1961
Ellen Marie Dillon
1904–1982
Clifford Dillon
1907–

Spouse and Children

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

(3)

    Male1903–1961Male

    Ellen Marie Dillon

    Female1904–1982Female

    Clifford Dillon

    Male1907–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1837–1897Male

    Ellen Scott

    Female1845–1907Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

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.

Name Meaning

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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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