Laura Amanda Glaub

27 February 1864–10 March 1950 (Age 86)
Fayette, Texas, United States

The Life of Laura Amanda

When Laura Amanda Glaub was born on 27 February 1864, in Fayette, Texas, United States, her father, John Henry Glaub, was 51 and her mother, Adolphine Catharine Christina Zander, was 26. She married George Anton Oetken on 9 December 1886, in Fayette, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Haw Creek, Fayette, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 5, Fayette, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 10 March 1950, in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Smithville, Bastrop, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Anton Oetken
Laura Amanda Glaub
Marriage: 9 December 1886
Ola Emma Oetken
Wallace Oetken
Esther Anna Emma Oetken
Curtis Oetken

Spouse and Children

    George Anton Oetken



9 December 1886
Fayette, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Henry Glaub


    Adolphine Catharine Christina Zander




    Madora Elise Margaretha Glaub


    William Glaub


    J Henry Glaub



    Edmund Glaub


World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · Juneteenth (Slaves Were Freed)

Age 1

"On June 19, 1865, Gordon Granger (Union Major) read General Orders, No. 3 to the people of Galveston. The statement was written as follows: ""The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves, and the connection heretofore existing between them becomes that between employer and hired labor. The freedmen are advised to remain quietly at their present homes and work for wages. They are informed that they will not be allowed to collect at military posts and that they will not be supported in idleness either there or elsewhere."""
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 26

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.

Name Meaning

German: from Slavic glava ‘head’, a nickname for someone with a large or otherwise remarkable head.

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

Sources (3)

  • Laura Glauss in household of G W Schwarting, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Laura Oetken in household of Geo A Oetken Jr., "United States Census, 1900"
  • Laura Oetken in household of George Oetken, "United States Census, 1910"

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