Cynthia A. Laws

1870–1954 (Age 84)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Cynthia A.

When Cynthia A. Laws was born in 1870, in Missouri, United States, her father, George Calvin Laws, was 43 and her mother, Frances Livingston Barnes, was 40. She had at least 6 sons and 1 daughter with David Garlett. She lived in Big Hill Township, Osage, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Fairfax Township, Osage, Oklahoma, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1954, at the age of 84.

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David Garlett
Cynthia A. Laws
Robert Lee Garlett
George W. Garlett
Clifford Garlets
Charles Ethmer Garlett
Archie Theodore Garlett
Clarice Garlett
Roy Leonard Garlett

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 0

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 34

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly southern): patronymic from the personal name Law (pet form of Lawrence ).2 Perhaps a reduced form of Scottish or Irish McLeish . Compare McLaws .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cyntha A Garett in household of David Garett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cynthia A. Garlett in household of David Garlett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cynthia Garlett in household of David Garlett, "United States Census, 1930"

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