Edwin Lawrence Wolcott

28 September 1899–20 June 1979 (Age 79)
Lakota, Kossuth, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Edwin Lawrence

When Edwin Lawrence Wolcott was born on 28 September 1899, in Lakota, Kossuth, Iowa, United States, his father, Lawrence George Wolcott, was 23 and his mother, Ethel Verall Peshia, was 17. He married Josephine Anderson on 10 May 1924, in Nashua, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Algona, Kossuth, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Algona Township, Kossuth, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 20 June 1979, in Palm Beach, Florida, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Boynton Beach, Palm Beach, Florida, United States.

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Edwin Lawrence Wolcott
Josephine Anderson
Marriage: 10 May 1924
Lavonne Gracelee Wolcott
Bonnie Lee Wolcott
Sarah Thelda Wolcott

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 1
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
Age 10
Historical Boundaries: 1909: Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Age 21
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Woolcot in Somerset, possibly so named from Middle English wolle ‘spring’, ‘stream’ + cot ‘cottage’, ‘shelter’.

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

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Sources (30)

  • Edwin L Wolcott, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Edwin L Wolcott, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edwin L Walcott, "United States Census, 1930"

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