Laura Mabel Hendricks

Female26 January 1876–1964

Brief Life History of Laura Mabel

When Laura Mabel Hendricks was born on 26 January 1876, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Leatherman Hendricks, was 27 and her mother, Mary Ann Schell, was 22. She married Evan Johnson in 1900, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Oak Park, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1964, at the age of 88, and was buried in State College, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Evan Johnson
1869–1955
Laura Mabel Hendricks
1876–1964
Marriage: 1900
Evan Johnson Jr.
1910–1965

Sources (9)

  • Laura H Johnson in household of Evan Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Laura M. Hendricks, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Births, 1860-1906"
  • Laura Mable Hendricks in entry for Evan Jr. Johnson, "Illinois, Cook County Birth Registers, 1871-1915"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1900Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1877 · The First Workers Strike

    Age 1

    The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 5

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 24

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

    Name Meaning

    Dutch and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hendrick . See also Hendriks .

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

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