Evelyn Leota LaBelle

3 July 1915–15 January 2007 (Age 91)
Veblen, Marshall, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Evelyn Leota

When Evelyn Leota LaBelle was born on 3 July 1915, in Veblen, Marshall, South Dakota, United States, her father, Alfred LaBelle, was 17 and her mother, Elizabeth Blanche Marlow, was 18. She died on 15 January 2007, in Elko, Scott, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 91.

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Alfred LaBelle
Elizabeth Blanche Marlow
Evelyn Leota LaBelle
Edwin Eugene LaBelle

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 16

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

French: metronymic from La Belle, literally ‘the beautiful (woman)’ (Old French beu, bel ‘fair’, ‘lovely’).

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

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