Laura Viola Dickerson

18 July 1893–18 October 1969 (Age 76)
Short Creek Township, Harrison, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Laura Viola

When Laura Viola Dickerson was born on 18 July 1893, in Short Creek Township, Harrison, Ohio, United States, her father, Stewart Willing Dickerson, was 44 and her mother, Mary Jane Ely, was 35. She married Fred Wonnacott on 2 April 1914, in Jefferson, Ohio, United States. She lived in Adena, Jefferson, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Adena, Smithfield Township, Jefferson, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 18 October 1969, in Martins Ferry, Pease Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Harrisville, Harrison, Ohio, United States.

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Fred Wonnacott
Laura Viola Dickerson
Marriage: 2 April 1914

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 April 1914Jefferson, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 5
    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.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 20
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly East Anglia): patronymic from a pet form of Dick 1.

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

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    Sources (26)

    • Laura V Wannacott in household of Fred Wannacott, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Laura V Dickerson in household of Stewart Dickerson, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Laura Wonnacott in household of Fred Wonnacott, "United States Census, 1940"

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