Ollie Mae Lowrance

9 May 1895–10 October 1986 (Age 91)
Harrison, Boone, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Ollie Mae

When Ollie Mae Lowrance was born on 9 May 1895, in Harrison, Boone, Arkansas, United States, her father, Lewis Robert Lowrance, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Louisa "Lizzie" Buckmaster, was 21. She married Austin Roscoe Roberts on 3 October 1915. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Dodd City, Marion, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Boynton, Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. She died on 10 October 1986, in Longview, Gregg, Texas, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Austin Roscoe Roberts
Ollie Mae Lowrance
Marriage: 3 October 1915
Leroy Noble Roberts
Junia Edward Roberts
James Lewis Roberts
Noel Vernon Roberts
Russell Lawrence Roberts
Nola Jean Roberts

Spouse and Children

3 October 1915
Wainwright, Muckogee, Oklohoma


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 6

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Lawrence .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Ollie Roberts in household of Austin R Roberts, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ollie M Lawrance in household of Louis R Lawrance, "United States Census, 1900"

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