Laura Elizabeth Anderson

1881–1977 (Age 96)
Bellevue, Washington, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Laura Elizabeth

When Laura Elizabeth Anderson was born on 24 January 1881, in Bellevue, Washington, Utah Territory, United States, her father, Peter Anderson, was 40 and her mother, Ane Jorgine Rasmussen, was 33. She married John Madsen Pulsipher on 6 October 1920, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. She lived in Kane, Utah, United States in 1880 and Toquerville, Washington, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 24 October 1977, in Hurricane, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Laura Elizabeth Anderson
1881–1977
John Madsen Pulsipher
1867–1940
Marriage: 6 October 1920

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
6 October 1920
St. George, Washington, Utah, United States

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 15

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 25

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Story Highlight

Aunt Laura's Old Cedar Chest

I remember seeing Aunt Laura’s treasured cedar chest in one of the bedrooms in my Grandmother’s old home in Toquerville, Utah. She kept an old fringed tapestry on the top. This cedar chest was full …

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Sources (3)

  • Laura E Pulsipher, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Laura Anderson in household of Peter Anderson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Laura E Anderson in household of Peter Anderson, "United States Census, 1910"

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