Mary Alma Lasure

1869–1960 (Age 90)
Washington, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary Alma

When Mary Alma Lasure was born on 14 March 1869, in Washington, Ohio, United States, her father, Ephraim Ellis Lasure, was 28 and her mother, Ann Eliza Green, was 23. She married Edward Clayton Hess on 18 June 1890, in Black Hawk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Adams, Colorado, United States in 1935 and Bennett, Adams, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 1 February 1960, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Mount View Cemetery, Bennett, Adams, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Alma Lasure
Edward Clayton Hess
Marriage: 18 June 1890
Glenn Edward Hess
Gladys Eloise Hess
Wayne Leonard Hess

Spouse & Children

18 June 1890
Black Hawk, Iowa, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Effie Jane Lasure


  • Ephrain Leisure


  • Female1869–1960Female

  • Sarah E. Lasure


  • Estella M. Lasure


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1876 · Colorado becomes a State

Age 7

On Aug 1, 1876, The United States Congress passed an act making the Territory of Colorado the 38th state.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

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

French: occupational name for a shoemaker ( see Lesure ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary A Hess in household of Edward C Hess, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary A Hess in household of Edward C Hess, "United States Census, 1940"
  • M. Alma Hess in household of Edward C Hess, "United States Census, 1920"

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