Caroline Elizabeth Luther

9 March 1893–28 October 1963 (Age 70)
Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Caroline Elizabeth

When Caroline Elizabeth Luther was born on 9 March 1893, her father, Francis Marion Luther, was 36 and her mother, Martha Jane Scarborough, was 37. She married Ernest Wyatt Fulton on 25 November 1931, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Buckhorn Township, Wake, North Carolina, United States in 1900. She died on 28 October 1963, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States.

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Ernest Wyatt Fulton
Caroline Elizabeth Luther
Marriage: 25 November 1931

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25 November 1931
Rowan, North Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 4

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements liut ‘people’, ‘tribe’ + heri, hari ‘army’.2 English: nickname from Middle English luther(e), lither(e) ‘bad’, ‘wicked’, ‘base’ (from Old English lȳðre).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Caroline E Luther in household of Frances M Luther, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Miss Elizabeth Luther in entry for Francis Marion Luther, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Caroline Elizabeth Luther Fulton, "Find A Grave Index"

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