Laura Lavina Adams

1890–1974 (Age 83)
Bosque, Texas, United States

The Life of Laura Lavina

When Laura Lavina Adams was born on 23 December 1890, in Bosque, Texas, United States, her father, John William Adams, was 46 and her mother, Matilda Elizabeth Odle, was 42. She married Gladney Snodgrass on 12 October 1910, in Bosque, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Floydada, Floyd, Texas, United States for about 20 years and Justice Precinct 1, Floyd, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 21 February 1974, in Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Floydada, Floyd, Texas, United States.

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Laura Lavina Adams
Gladney Snodgrass
Marriage: 12 October 1910
Gwendoln Norman

Spouse & Children

12 October 1910
Bosque, Texas, United States


  • Gwendoln Norman


Parents & Siblings

  • John William Adams


  • Matilda Elizabeth Odle




  • Frances Lucinda Adams


  • George Ira Adams Sr.


  • John Britton Adams


  • Thomas Pool Adams


  • Martha Emily "Mattie" Adams


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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 4

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English (very common in England, especially in the south Midlands, and in Wales) and German (especially northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In the U.S. this form has absorbed many patronymics and other derivatives of Adam in languages other than English. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Laura Snodgrass in household of Glad Snodgrass, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Laura H Snodgrass in household of Glad Snodgrass, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura Snodgrass in household of Glad Snodgrass, "United States Census, 1920"

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