Laura A. Dees

19 March 1898–20 August 1953 (Age 55)
West Lake, Hamilton, Florida, United States

The Life of Laura A.

When Laura A. Dees was born on 19 March 1898, in West Lake, Hamilton, Florida, United States, her father, Aaron Moore Dees, was 27 and her mother, Vandella Simmons, was 20. She married Claude Porter Etty on 11 January 1918, in DeSoto, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Manatee, Manatee, Florida, United States in 1930. She died on 20 August 1953, in Apopka, Orange, Florida, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Edgewood-Greenwood Cemetery, Apopka, Orange, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claude Porter Etty
Laura A. Dees
Marriage: 11 January 1918
Claude Aaron Etty

Spouse and Children

11 January 1918
DeSoto, Florida, United States


    Claude Aaron Etty


Parents and Siblings

    Aaron Moore Dees


    Vandella Simmons




    Mary Lillian Dees



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 15

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Deas .2 Dutch: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Desiderius.3 German: from a short form of the personal name Matthäs, a variant of Matthäus ( see Matthew ), or in some instances an Americanized spelling of Diess ( see Dies ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laura Etty in household of C P Etty, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura Etty, "Florida State Census, 1945"
  • Lain Zenia Etty in household of C P Etty, "Florida State Census, 1935"

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