Truly Laster

9 August 1887–7 October 1918 (Age 31)
Obadiah, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Truly

Truly Laster was born on 9 August 1887 as the son of Ervin Laster and U U. He had at least 1 daughter with Bernice Pace. He died on 7 October 1918, at the age of 31, and was buried in Obadiah, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Truly Laster
1887–1918
Bernice Pace
1894–1967
Trulie Laster
1919–1988

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Trulie Laster

    Female1919–1988Female

Parents and Siblings

    Ervin Laster

    MaleMale

    U U

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 9

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (East Anglia):1. variant of Lester . 2. occupational name for a maker of cobblers’ lasts, from Middle English last, lest, the wooden form in the shape of a foot used for making or repairing shoes (Old English lǣste from lāst ‘footprint’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Truly Laster, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"
  • Truly Laster, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Truly Laster, "Find A Grave Index"

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