Lena Laural Nowlin

1904–1958 (Age 54)
De Leon, Comanche, Texas, United States

The Life of Lena Laural

When Lena Laural Nowlin was born on 5 February 1904, in De Leon, Comanche, Texas, United States, her father, George Martin Nowlin, was 36 and her mother, Mollie R. Owens, was 38. She married Jim Webster Akers about 1922, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Stephens, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Eastland, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 11 March 1958, in Cisco, Eastland, Texas, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in De Leon Cemetery, De Leon, Comanche, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lena Laural Nowlin
Jim Webster Akers
Marriage: about 1922
Christine Akers
Jeanette Akers
Jessie Emmett Akers
Ruth Jeanette Akers
Lametia M Akers
Jim Webster Akers Jr
Mildred Laverne Akers

Spouse & Children

about 1922
Texas, United States


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 1

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 15

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of Irish Nolan .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lena L Akers in household of Jim W Akers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lena L Nowlin in household of George M Nowlin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nowlin, "Texas, Comanche County Records, 1858-1955"

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