Margaret Lauer

Female16 March 1898–18 May 1950

Brief Life History of Margaret

When Margaret Lauer was born on 16 March 1898, in Butler, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Joseph Lauer, was 29 and her mother, Margaret B. Geibel, was 28. She lived in Butler Township, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States in 1950. She died on 18 May 1950, at the age of 52, and was buried in Butler, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Henry Beneigh
1889–1951
Margaret Lauer
1898–1950

Sources (7)

  • Margaret E Beneigh, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Margaret K Lauer Beneigh, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Margaret C Lauer in household of Margaret Lauer, "United States Census, 1940"

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

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

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 7

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. 

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 14

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Middle High German lūre, German Lauer ‘crafty or cunning person, cheat’ (apparently originally ‘one with narrowed eyes’). This surname is also found in France (mainly Lorraine, also Alsace).

German: occupational name for a tanner, Middle High German lōwer, from ‘tannin’, which is extracted from the bark of trees.

South German: habitational name from Lauer in Franconia, named from the stream on which it stands.

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

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