Alta Marie Lausten

1898–1981 (Age 82)
Alameda, Alameda, California, United States

The Life of Alta Marie

When Alta Marie Lausten was born on 27 June 1898, in Alameda, Alameda, California, United States, her father, Brousen Peter Lausten, was 29 and her mother, Rose L O'Hair, was 25. She died on 3 February 1981, in Santa Barbara, California, United States, at the age of 82.

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Alta Marie Lausten

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Brousen Peter Lausten


  • Rose L O'Hair




  • Roy Bruce Lausten


  • Female1898–1981Female

  • Doris V Lausten


  • Rose Elizabeth Lausten


  • Jack Alan Lausten


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World Events (3)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 8

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for an eavesdropper or nosy person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German lūstern ‘to eavesdrop’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Alla M Lausten in household of Bransen P Lausten, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Marie Wianand in household of Rose Lausten, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary A Howland in household of Brousen P Lausten, "United States Census, 1930"

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