Laura V Hyer

1 October 1883–22 February 1941 (Age 57)
Texas, United States

The Life of Laura V

When Laura V Hyer was born on 1 October 1883, in Texas, United States, her father, Henry Clay Hyer, was 32 and her mother, Martha Rachel Way, was 23. She married Jessie Robert Blackburn on 2 August 1928, in Navarro, Texas, United States. She lived in Justice Precinct 5, Navarro, Texas, United States for about 40 years. She died on 22 February 1941, in Frost, Navarro, Texas, United States, at the age of 57.

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Jessie Robert Blackburn
Laura V Hyer
Marriage: 2 August 1928

Spouse and Children

2 August 1928
Navarro, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Clay Hyer





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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 11

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 17

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

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Heier , Hayer , or Heyer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laura W Blackburn in household of Jess R Blackburn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura V Blackburn in household of Jessie R Blackburn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Laura Hyer in household of Henry C Hyer, "United States Census, 1900"

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