Elsie Sarah Lott

20 December 1902–14 February 1982 (Age 79)
Yates, Orleans, New York, United States

The Life of Elsie Sarah

When Elsie Sarah Lott was born on 20 December 1902, in Yates, Orleans, New York, United States, her father, Ellmer Stephen Lott, was 40 and her mother, Ida Hilda Prescott, was 25. She married Grover David Cleveland in 1919, in United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Ridgeway, Ridgeway, Orleans, New York, United States in 1930 and Clarkson, Monroe, New York, United States in 1940. She died on 14 February 1982, in Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Lyndonville, Yates, Orleans, New York, United States.

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Grover David Cleveland
Elsie Sarah Lott
Marriage: 1919
Elwood Cleveland

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 15

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 21

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a medieval personal name brought to England by the Normans, of uncertain origin. It may be the Hebrew personal name Lot ‘covering’, which was relatively popular in northern France, or a reduced form of various names formed with the diminutive suffix -lot (originally a combination of -el + -ot), commonly used with women's names.2 English: from Middle English lot(t)e ‘lot’, ‘portion’ (Old English hlot), in the sense of an allotted share of land, hence a status name for someone who held such a plot.3 Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a plumber or lead roofer, from lood ‘lead’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elsie Cleveland in household of Grover Cleveland, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elsie S Lott in household of Elmer S Lott, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elsie Cleveland in household of Elmer S Lott, "United States Census, 1930"

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