Laura B Hovis

9 November 1887–July 1986 (Age 98)
York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Laura B

When Laura B Hovis was born on 9 November 1887, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Franklin Hovis, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Wineka, was 22. She married Henry Erven Shaffer on 9 September 1909, in Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Springettsbury Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and York, York, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died in July 1986, at the age of 98, and was buried in Mount Rose Cemetery, Spring Garden Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Erven Shaffer
Laura B Hovis
Marriage: 9 September 1909
Thelma G Schaffer
Stanley Gordon Schaffer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 September 1909Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 3
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1905 · The Movie Theater
    Age 18
    The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 26
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    Variant of Hovius, see Hovious .

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Lara B Schaffer in household of Franklin Harris, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Laura B Hovis, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Laura B Schaffer in household of Henry I Schaffer, "United States Census, 1940"

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