Laura Mae Coulter

15 September 1900–30 May 1981 (Age 80)
Jackson, Hinds, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Laura Mae

When Laura Mae Coulter was born on 15 September 1900, in Jackson, Hinds, Mississippi, United States, her father, Lorenzo Dow Coulter, was 41 and her mother, Mary Jane Lemmon, was 25. She married Wallace Theophilus Jones on 29 September 1920. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Olney, Young, Texas, United States in 1930 and Archer City, Archer, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 30 May 1981, at the age of 80.

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Wallace Theophilus Jones
Laura Mae Coulter
Marriage: 29 September 1920
Wallace Raymond Jones
Edith Fay Jones
Billie Lee Jones
Dorothy Mae Jones

Spouse and Children

29 September 1920


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World Events (8)

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 1

"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""."
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from Coulter in Lanarkshire or Culter, Aberdeenshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laura May Coalter in household of L D Coalter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Laura M Coulter in household of Loranz D Coulter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laura M Jones in household of Wallace T Jones, "United States Census, 1930"

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