Laura B. Griffith

August 1867–15 August 1952 (Age 85)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Laura B.

Laura B. Griffith was born in August 1867, in Pennsylvania, United States as the daughter of Edward Griffith and Mary. She married Sylvester William Jumper on 26 November 1891, in Newburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Newton Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died on 15 August 1952, in Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Sylvester William Jumper
Laura B. Griffith
Marriage: 26 November 1891
Frances Mae Griffeth Jumper
Mary Ruth Jumper
Ruth Jumper

Spouse and Children

26 November 1891
Newburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Edward Griffith






World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 10

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Welsh: from the Old Welsh personal name Gruffudd, Old Welsh Grip(p)iud, composed of the elements grip, of uncertain significance, + iud ‘chief’, ‘lord’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laura Jumper, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Laura B Jumper in household of Sylvester W Jumper, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura B Jumper in household of Sylvester W Jumper, "United States Census, 1900"

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