Lelah Irene Latham

7 October 1904–14 November 1949 (Age 45)
Hico, Hamilton, Texas, United States

The Life of Lelah Irene

When Lelah Irene Latham was born on 7 October 1904, in Hico, Hamilton, Texas, United States, her father, George Aaron Latham, was 43 and her mother, Martha "Mattie" Zula Snellings, was 36. She married John McCurry Horsley on 10 August 1946, in Erath, Texas, United States. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Hamilton, Texas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 14 November 1949, in Hico, Hamilton, Texas, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Hico Cemetery, Hico, Hamilton, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John McCurry Horsley
Lelah Irene Latham
Marriage: 10 August 1946

Spouse and Children

10 August 1946
Erath, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 1

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
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.

Age 13

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places in northern England named with the dative plural form (used originally after a preposition) of Old Norse hlaða ‘barn’ (dative plural hlǫðum, i.e. ‘at the barns’), as for example Latham in West Yorkshire, Lathom in Lancashire, and Laytham in East Yorkshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lelah Latham in household of George A Latham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lila Latham in household of G A Latham, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lelah Latham, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

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