Laura Belle Burrus

2 September 1879–31 December 1952 (Age 73)
Wichita, Texas, United States

The Life of Laura Belle

When Laura Belle Burrus was born on 2 September 1879, in Wichita, Texas, United States, her father, James Riley Burrus, was 31 and her mother, Julia Belle Whitlow, was 25. She had at least 1 daughter with John Bell Faulkner. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Floyd, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 3, Garza, Texas, United States for about 30 years. She died on 31 December 1952, in Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Terrace Cemetery, Post, Garza, Texas, United States.

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John Bell Faulkner
Laura Belle Burrus
Dezzie Belle Faulkner

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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 2

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Burrows . Compare Burris .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laura Faulkner in household of John B Faulkner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Laura Burrus in household of James Burrus, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Laura Faulkner in household of John B Faulkner, "United States Census, 1910"

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