Laura Lee

FemaleJune 1859–1903

Brief Life History of Laura

When Laura Lee was born in June 1859, in Ohio, United States, her father, William D. Lee, was 31 and her mother, Nancy M. Beatty, was 40. She married Francis Lincoln Beard on 17 October 1883, in De Kalb, Buchanan, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Palmyra Township, Douglas, Kansas, United States in 1900. She died in 1903, in Douglas, Kansas, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Baldwin City, Douglas, Kansas, United States.

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Francis Lincoln Beard
Laura Lee
Marriage: 17 October 1883
Julia Mabel Beard
Alma Ruth Beard
Hazel H Beard
Richard Lee Roy Beard

Sources (10)

  • Laura L Beard in household of Francis L Beard, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Laura Lee - Government record: Census record: birth: June 1859; Ohio, United States
  • Laura Lee, "Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 October 1883De Kalb, Buchanan, Missouri, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 1

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 2

    Kansas is the 34th state

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 13

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Young, Sang, Jae, Jong, Jung, Sung, Yong, Kyung, Seung, Dong, Kwang, Myung.

    English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land, Middle English lee, lea, from Old English lēa, dative case (used after a preposition) of lēah, which originally meant ‘wood or glade’.

    English: habitational name from any of the many places in England named with Old English lēah ‘wood, glade’, including Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.

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

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