Lois Louisa Fenton

18 May 1902–21 July 1987 (Age 85)
Greenview, Menard, Illinois, United States

The Life of Lois Louisa

When Lois Louisa Fenton was born on 18 May 1902, in Greenview, Menard, Illinois, United States, her father, Edward James Fenton, was 41 and her mother, Louisa Ann Tice, was 37. She married Wayne E. Salisbury on 14 April 1934, in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States. She lived in Paw Paw, Paw Paw Township, Van Buren, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940 and Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States in 1972. She died on 21 July 1987, in Paw Paw, Van Buren, Michigan, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Paw Paw, Van Buren, Michigan, United States.

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Wayne E. Salisbury
Lois Louisa Fenton
Marriage: 14 April 1934

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14 April 1934
South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 1

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 23

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places, in Lincolnshire, Northumberland, Staffordshire, and South Yorkshire, so called from Old English fenn ‘marsh’, ‘fen’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’2 Irish: English surname adopted by bearers of Gaelic Ó Fionnachta ( see Finnerty ) or Ó Fiachna ‘descendant of Fiachna ’, an old personal name Anglicized as Feighney and sometimes mistranslated as Hunt ( see Fee ).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of various like-sounding names, for example Finkelstein ( see Funke ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lois Salisbury in household of Wayne Salisbury, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Louise Fenton in household of Edward J Fenton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lois Fenton in household of Edward J Fenton, "United States Census, 1910"

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