Louisa Larkin Lourana Telford

1880–1956 (Age 76)
Union, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Louisa Larkin Lourana

When Louisa Larkin Lourana Telford was born on 21 February 1880, in Union, Arkansas, United States, her father, William Ford Telford, was 30 and her mother, Mary Frances Risinger, was 28. She married James Finis Eugene Devault on 31 October 1897. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Wesson, Union, Arkansas, United States for about 5 years and Wesson Township, Union, Arkansas, United States in 1940. She died on 5 December 1956, at the age of 76.

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Louisa Larkin Lourana Telford
James Finis Eugene Devault
Marriage: 31 October 1897
Chas T Devault
Effie Naomi “Oma” (Devault) Smart
Portia Devault
Archie M. Devault
Edna Louise DeVault

Spouse & Children

31 October 1897


  • Chas T Devault


  • Effie Naomi “Oma” (Devault) Smart


  • Portia Devault


  • Male1901–1957Male

  • Female1909–2002Female

Parents & Siblings

  • William Ford Telford


  • Mary Frances Risinger




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 3

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

Scottish and English (Northumbria): not, as its form would imply, a habitational name, even though there is a place in Shropshire so called, but a variant of Telfer , assimilated to the pattern of habitational names in -ford. The Shropshire place is a new town, named after the celebrated Scottish civil engineer Thomas Telford ( 1757–1834 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Leuda L Devault in household of James F Devault, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lou L Devault in household of James F Devault, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Loula Devault in household of James Devault, "United States Census, 1900"

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