Lula B Astry

1889–1959 (Age 70)
Reading, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States

The Life of Lula B

When Lula B Astry was born on 20 March 1889, in Reading, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States, her father, George A. Astry, was 29 and her mother, Hattie C. Neal, was 25. She married Basil Klee Abbott on 2 March 1907, in Marion, Indiana, United States. She died on 17 September 1959, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Center Township, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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Lula B Astry
Basil Klee Abbott
Marriage: 2 March 1907

Spouse & Children

2 March 1907
Marion, Indiana, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • George A. Astry


  • Hattie C. Neal




  • Stanley Blain Astry


  • Female1889–1959Female

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 14

"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."
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 19

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Indian: Hindu (Brahman) name, from Sanskrit šāstrī ‘versed in the Shastras’ (from šāstra ‘book of rules’, ‘religious treatise’).

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

Sources (3)

  • Lula B Moore in household of John E Moore, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lulu Astry in household of Geo Astry, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John E Moore, "United States Census, 1910"

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