Laura Elmira Marion

8 January 1885–5 May 1948 (Age 63)
Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Laura Elmira

When Laura Elmira Marion was born on 8 January 1885, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Frank Marion, was 50 and her mother, Emma, was 45. She married William Ernest Mason Jr. on 18 April 1909, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. She died on 5 May 1948, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Waukegan, Lake, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Ernest Mason Jr.
Laura Elmira Marion
Marriage: 18 April 1909

Spouse and Children

18 April 1909
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Frank Marion






World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · The Haymarket Riot

Age 1

Protesting to lower the mandated work day to eight hours, a labor rally, near Haymarket Square in Chicago, turned into a riot after an individual threw a bomb at police. As a result, eight people were killed and many more injured. The Haymarket Riot is viewed as a labor movement setback in America.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 17

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

French and English: from a pet form of Marie 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Laura E Mason in household of William E Mason, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura Elmira Mason, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Laura E. Marion, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920"

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