Annie Laurie Damman

20 February 1892–22 March 1960 (Age 68)
Brown, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Annie Laurie

When Annie Laurie Damman was born on 20 February 1892, in Brown, South Dakota, United States, her father, Frederick William Dammann, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Eleanor Luse, was 39. She married Arthur Waldon Cotton on 27 October 1923, in Parkland, Pierce, Washington, United States. She lived in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States in 1935 and Washington Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. She died on 22 March 1960, in Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 68.

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Arthur Waldon Cotton
Annie Laurie Damman
Marriage: 27 October 1923

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27 October 1923
Parkland, Pierce, Washington, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 5

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 18

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: occupational name for someone whose responsibility was to look after a dike or dam, from dam ‘dike’ + man ‘man’.2 Variant spelling of German Dammann .

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

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  • Annie L Cotton in household of Arthur W Cotton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Annie L Cotton in household of Arthur W Cotton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anna L Danaman in household of Fredrick Danaman, "United States Census, 1900"

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