Luretta Cayton

22 April 1905–5 November 1952 (Age 47)
Polk, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Luretta

When Luretta Cayton was born on 22 April 1905, in Polk, Nebraska, United States, her father, Charles Francis Cayton, was 35 and her mother, Clara Ann Reed, was 32. She lived in Summers Township, Thomas, Kansas, United States in 1920 and Colby, Thomas, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 5 November 1952, at the age of 47.

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Walter Leslie Johnson
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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 13

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in North Yorkshire called Cayton, near Scarborough and in South Stainley; both are named from the Old English personal name Cǣga + Old English tūn ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lueela Cayton in household of C C Dell, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Lureta Johnson in household of Walter Johnson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lurita L Cayton in household of Charles J Cayton, "United States Census, 1920"

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