Lola J. Proctor

Brief Life History of Lola J.

When Lola J. Proctor was born on 4 August 1890, in Burton Township, Adams, Illinois, United States, her father, John Quincy Proctor, was 39 and her mother, Laura Hampton, was 36. She married Albert Boyer on 26 August 1914, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 6 April 1922, in Burton, Adams, Illinois, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Adams, Burton Township, Adams, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Boyer
Lola J. Proctor
Marriage: 26 August 1914
Elmo Boyer
Lucille Boyer
Howard William "Bill" Boyer-Wells
Lozelle Boyer-Hinckle

Sources (11)

  • Lola A Boyer in household of Albert Boyer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lolla J. Boyer, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Lola Proctor, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English (northern): occupational name from Middle English prok(e)tour ‘steward’ (shortened from Old French procurateour, Latin procurator ‘agent’, from procurare ‘to manage’). The term was used most commonly of an attorney in a spiritual court, but also of other officials such as collectors of taxes and agents licensed to collect alms on behalf of lepers and enclosed orders of monks.

History: John Proctor (died 1757) was a prominent citizen of Boston, MA, and is buried in the King's Chapel Burying Ground there.

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

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