Lottie Laird

5 June 1885–July 1974 (Age 89)
Brookhaven, Lincoln, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Lottie

When Lottie Laird was born on 5 June 1885, in Brookhaven, Lincoln, Mississippi, United States, her father, Ira Robert Laird, was 33 and her mother, Perlina Jefferson Virginia Lina Woodward, was 29. She married Rufus Case in 1903, in Brookhaven, Lincoln, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Vaughn, Lincoln, Mississippi, United States in 1920 and Beat 5, Lincoln, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. She died in July 1974, at the age of 89, and was buried in Brookhaven, Lincoln, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rufus Case
Lottie Laird
Marriage: 1903
Eunice Case
Ellen M Case Baker
Reba Virginia Case
Louis Woodward Case
Rufus P Case Jr.
Agnes Edna Case
Ellen Case

Spouse and Children

    Rufus Case



Brookhaven, Lincoln, Mississippi, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 22

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 24

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: status name for a landlord, from northern Middle English laverd ‘lord’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lottie Lard in household of Ira R Lard, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lottie V Case in household of Ruffus P Case, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lottie Case in household of Rufus Case, "United States Census, 1910"

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