Lura Mae Creasey

4 July 1904–6 May 2000 (Age 95)
Bedford, Virginia, United States

The Life of Lura Mae

When Lura Mae Creasey was born on 4 July 1904, in Bedford, Virginia, United States, her father, James Staugher Creasy, was 21 and her mother, Ada Hester Wheeler, was 22. She married Robert Otey Franklin on 21 March 1927, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Thaxton, Bedford, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Lisbon Magisterial District, Bedford, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 6 May 2000, in Blue Ridge, Botetourt, Virginia, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Roanoke, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Otey Franklin
1901–1996
Lura Mae Creasey
1904–2000
Marriage: 21 March 1927
Ray Otey “Junior” Franklin
1928–2002
James Edward Franklin
1929–2009

Spouse and Children

    Robert Otey Franklin

    Male1901–1996Male

    Female1904–2000Female

MARRIAGE
21 March 1927
Virginia, United States
children

(2)

    Ray Otey “Junior” Franklin

    Male1928–2002Male

    James Edward Franklin

    Male1929–2009Male

Parents and Siblings

    James Staugher Creasy

    Male1882–1953Male

    Ada Hester Wheeler

    Female1882–1971Female

siblings

(6)

    Female1904–2000Female

    Josephine Evelyn Creasey

    Female1907–1998Female

    Female1910–1990Female

    George Lawrence Creasy

    Male1912–Male

    Ray Garland Creasy

    Male1916–1977Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 13

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1929

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Creasy .2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of the German names mentioned at Creasy .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lura Franklin in household of Otey R Franklin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Laura W Franklin in household of Robert O Franklin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lura May Creasy in household of James S Creasy, "United States Census, 1920"

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