Laura Fechtman

1891–1955 (Age 64)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Life of Laura

Laura Fechtman was born on 27 March 1891 as the daughter of Henry Fechtman and Caroline. She had at least 1 daughter with John Archibald Curry. She lived in Upper Darby, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Darby Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 19 June 1955, in Drexel Hill, Upper Darby, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Lansdowne, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Laura Fechtman
John Archibald Curry
Ruth Mitchell Curry

Spouse & Children



  • Ruth Mitchell Curry


Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Fechtman


  • Caroline




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 14

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

German (Fochtmann): variant of Vogtmann.

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

Sources (3)

  • Laura T Curry in household of John A Curry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Laura T Curry in household of John A Curry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura Curry in household of Mary M Curry, "United States Census, 1920"

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