Waldene Lasly

1915–1968 (Age 52)
Goldthwaite, Mills, Texas, United States

The Life of Waldene

When Waldene Lasly was born on 17 August 1915, in Goldthwaite, Mills, Texas, United States, her father, Tom Dumas Lasly, was 23 and her mother, Florence Viola Welch, was 32. She married Tom Lewis on 28 June 1936. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Eastland Land District, Texas, United States in 1935 and Commissioner's Precinct 4, Gaines, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 24 June 1968, at the age of 52, and was buried in Texas, United States.

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Waldene Lasly
Tom Lewis
Marriage: 28 June 1936
Jim Lewis

Spouse & Children

28 June 1936


  • Jim Lewis


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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.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 14

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 16

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of Mullally .2 French (L’Ally): habitational name for someone who came from either of two places called Ally.3 French: variant of Laly, a habitational name from a place so named.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Waldene Lewis in household of Tom Lewis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Waldine Lasly in household of Tom D Lasly, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Waldene Lasly in household of Tom D Lasly, "United States Census, 1920"

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