Laura Data Sears

1901–1951 (Age 50)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Laura Data

When Laura Data Sears was born in 1901, in Massachusetts, United States, her father, Bartlett Freeman Sears, was 39 and her mother, Daisy May Cotelle, was 22. She married George Olden Bassett in 1918, in Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States in 1910. She died in 1951, in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 50.

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George Olden Bassett
Laura Data Sears
Marriage: 1918
Herbert Edson Bassett
Lucille Josephine Bassett

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
Age 0
President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States
Age 0
After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 15
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.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (Kerry): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Saoghair, which in turn may be a patronymic from a Gaelicized form of the Old English personal name Saeger (see 2 below).2 English: patronymic from a Middle English personal name Saher or Seir ( see Sayer 1).3 Americanized form of French Cyr .

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

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Sources (11)

  • Laura D Bassett in household of George O Bassett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Laura D Bassett in household of George O Bassett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura Bassett in household of George Bassett, "United States Census, 1940"

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