Lula Ella Eastwood

1 October 1881–22 October 1975 (Age 94)
Montrose, Henry, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Lula Ella

When Lula Ella Eastwood was born on 1 October 1881, in Montrose, Henry, Missouri, United States, her father, Thomas John Eastwood, was 38 and her mother, Julia Zumont Decro Mayo Buchanan, was 26. She married Clarence Laverne Blank in 1903. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Logan, Oklahoma, United States in 1900. She died on 22 October 1975, in Guthrie, Logan, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Guthrie, Logan, Oklahoma, United States.

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Clarence Laverne Blank
Lula Ella Eastwood
Marriage: 1903
Ellen LaVerne Blank
Mamie Marie Blank
Lee Edward Blank
Vernon Victor Blank
Clarence Leroy Blank
Hazel Joy Blank

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  • Marriage
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    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 1
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    Age 8
    The Oklahoma Land Run on April 22, 1889, was the first land rush, or land opened for settlement on a first-come basis, opened to the Unassigned Lands. The land rush lured approximately 50,000 people, saddled with their fastest horses, looking to claim their piece of the newly available two million acres. The requirements included the settler to live and improve on their 160 acres for five years in order to receive the title. Choice land tempted people to hide out and get an early lead on their claim. These people became known as “sooners.” It is estimated that eleven thousand homesteads were claimed. Oklahoma Historical Society - Land Run of 1889
    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 25
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from any of various places called Eastwood, such as in Keighley, Rotherham, or Todmorden (all Yorkshire), or Eastwood in Nottinghamshire. Most of these placenames come from Old English ēast ‘east’ + wudu ‘wood’, but Eastwood in Nottinghamshire originally had as its final element Old Norse thveit ‘clearing’ (see Thwaites ). Compare Astwood .English (Devon): from Eastwood in Peters Marland or Inwardleigh (both Devon), named with Middle English bi este wode ‘(place) to the east of the wood’.Probably also an Americanized form (translation into English) of Dutch Oostwoud: habitational name from the village Oostwoud in the province of North Holland.

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Lulu Blauk in household of Clarence Blauk, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Lula Eastwood, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
    • Lulu Blunk in household of Clarence Blunk, "United States Census, 1910"

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