Laura Westover

1868–Female
Missouri, United States

The Life of Laura

When Laura Westover was born on 8 January 1868, in Missouri, United States, her father, Thomas Curtis Westover, was 23 and her mother, Maria Catherine Rank, was 21.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Curtis Westover
1845–1906
Maria Catherine Rank
1846–1922
Charles Westover
1867–
Laura Westover
1871–
Fannie Westover
1889–
Giles Curtis Westover
1868–1889
Laura Westover
1868–
Sarah Frances Westover
1869–1932
Elvie Westover
1873–1920
Clara Donald Westover
1875–1965
Zora Millie Westover
1879–1971
Lucy Carrol Westover
1885–1973
Ethel Pearl Westover
1887–1912

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Charles Westover

    Male1867–Male

    Giles Curtis Westover

    Male1868–1889Male

    Female1868–Female

    Sarah Frances Westover

    Female1869–1932Female

    Female1871–Female

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World Events (3)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 36

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Westover, in Somerset and the Isle of Wight, both named with Old English west + ofer ‘ridge’ or ōfer ‘bank’.

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

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