Laura Woolsey Lord

13 November 1879–12 January 1990 (Age 110)
Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Laura Woolsey

When Laura Woolsey Lord was born on 13 November 1879, in Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, her father, John King Lord Junior, was 31 and her mother, Emma Fuller Pomeroy, was 31. She married Robert Leighton Scales on 6 October 1908, in Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. She lived in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1920 and Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1990. She died on 12 January 1990, at the age of 110, and was buried in Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Laura Woolsey? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Robert Leighton Scales
Laura Woolsey Lord
Marriage: 6 October 1908

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
Age 1
School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
Age 5
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
Age 29
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

(1997: 9684;2007: 18155; 2010: 23405)English: nickname from Middle English laford, louerd, lord ‘lord, master’ (Old English hlāford), perhaps given to a someone who played the part of the lord or master of ceremonies in festival games.Irish: adoption of the English name (see 1 above) as a translation of the main element of Gaelic Ó Tighearnaigh (see Tierney ) and Mac Thighearnáin (see McKiernan ).

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

Possible Related Names


Sources (11)

  • Lord, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Laura Scales, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Laura Woolsey Lord, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a FREE Account
Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
Share this with your family and friends.