Laurence Edmondston Venning

Male12 October 1864–16 September 1865

Brief Life History of Laurence Edmondston

When Laurence Edmondston Venning was born on 12 October 1864, in Charleston, South Carolina, United States, his father, Richard Septimus Venning, was 24 and his mother, Laura Augusta Edmondston, was 23. He died on 16 September 1865, in his hometown, at the age of 0, and was buried in Venning Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Charleston, South Carolina, United States.

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Richard Septimus Venning
Laura Augusta Edmondston
Eliza Venning
Bessie E. Venning
Laurence Edmondston Venning
Mary Ursula Venning
Richard Edmondston Venning
Sarah Eggleston Venning
Augustus Venning
Ella Mills Venning

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  • Laurence Edmondston Venning, "Find A Grave Index"

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Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

Name Meaning

English (West Country): variant of Fenning , reflecting the voicing of f that was characteristic of southwestern dialects of Middle English.

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

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