Laura Brown Trescott

Female26 May 1867–9 May 1944

Brief Life History of Laura Brown

When Laura Brown Trescott was born on 26 May 1867, in Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee, United States, her father, Henry L Trescott, was 24 and her mother, Laura Ann Brown, was 19. She married John Willis Hoskins on 20 March 1889, in Bedford, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Bedford, Tennessee, United States for about 30 years. She died on 9 May 1944, in Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Willow Mount Cemetery, Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee, United States.

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John Thomas Ledbetter
Laura Brown Trescott
Marriage: 13 July 1897
John Thomas Ledbetter
Henry Trescott Ledbetter

Sources (20)

  • Laura Trescote in household of William Brown, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Laura T Hoskins, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Laura Trescott Hoskins Ledbetter, "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 July 1897Bedford, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 1

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

    Age 11

    When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 23

    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

    English: variant of Truscott . This form of the surname is very rare in Britain and Ireland.

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

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