Lura Frances Larson

Avoca, Shelby, Iowa

The Life of Lura Frances

When Lura Frances Larson was born on 17 June 1888, her father, Jeppe Larsen, was 31 and her mother, Caroline Emelie Sorensen, was 25. She married Emery Howard Lee on 10 March 1909, in Shelby, Shelby, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 17, Pinellas, Florida, United States in 1940.

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Lura Frances Larson
Emery Howard Lee
Marriage: 10 March 1909
Orpha Laverne Lee

Spouse & Children

10 March 1909
Shelby, Shelby, Iowa, United States


  • Orpha Laverne Lee


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 10

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 31

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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

1 Americanized form of Swedish Larsson , Danish and Norwegian Larsen .2 English: patronymic from a pet form of Lawrence .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lura F Lee in household of Emery H Lee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura F Larsen in household of Jeppe Larsen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lura F Lee in household of Emery H Lee, "United States Census, 1940"

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