Lula Amason

28 October 1894–24 February 1989 (Age 94)
Washington, Washington, Texas, United States

The Life of Lula

When Lula Amason was born on 28 October 1894, in Washington, Washington, Texas, United States, her father, William Henry Amason, was 31 and her mother, Martha Elizabeth Knight, was 27. She married JOHN Wix Cotharn on 12 October 1923, in Friedens Church, Washington, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Brazoria, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Brazoria, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 24 February 1989, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

JOHN Wix Cotharn
Lula Amason
Marriage: 12 October 1923
Velma Mae Cotharn
John Dennis Cotharn

Spouse and Children

12 October 1923
Friedens Church, Washington, Texas, United States


    Velma Mae Cotharn


    John Dennis Cotharn


Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Amason


    Martha Elizabeth Knight




    Jesse James Amason


    Margaret Penny Amason



    Lillie Mae Amason



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 7

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 25

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Amison .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lula Amerson in household of W H Amerson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lulu Cotharn in household of J W Cotharn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lula Cotharn in entry for John Dennis Cotharn, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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