Laura Cornelia Hume

11 May 1875–2 April 1960 (Age 84)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Laura Cornelia

When Laura Cornelia Hume was born on 11 May 1875, in Virginia, United States, her father, Dr Quintus Rocius Hume, was 45 and her mother, Francis A. Sims, was 33. She had at least 1 son with William Holladay Beadles. She lived in Richmond, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Big Lick, Roanoke, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 2 April 1960, at the age of 84, and was buried in Big Lick, Roanoke, Virginia, United States.

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William Holladay Beadles
Laura Cornelia Hume
Edward Humes Beadles

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
Age 1
The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Age 19
On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 23
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Lowlands) and northern English: variant of Hulme , with loss of l before the bilabial consonant /m/, as in the vocabulary word calm. See Holm and Home .Scottish: habitational name either from the barony of Home or from Hume (or Home) in Berwickshire, from which the barony took its name. The placename derives from Old English hōum, dative plural form of hōh ‘heel, spur of land’.History: A family of this name (see 2 above) have held the Earldom of Home since 1605.

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

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Sources (12)

  • Lottie Hume Beadles in entry for Edward Hume Beadles, "Virginia, Birth Certificates, 1912-1913"
  • Laura C Beadler in household of W H Beadler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laura Conelia in entry for Edward Hume Beadles, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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