Lula Alice Lankford

27 February 1874–12 February 1955 (Age 80)
Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Lula Alice

When Lula Alice Lankford was born on 27 February 1874, in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, her father, William Maynard Lankford, was 18 and her mother, Rodgers, was 24. She married James Willis Dearing on 21 August 1890, in Lamar, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Harmon, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Martin Township, Harmon, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 12 February 1955, in Hollis, Harmon, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Hollis, Harmon, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Willis Dearing
Lula Alice Lankford
Marriage: 21 August 1890
Ivory Olvin Dearing
Sam Preston Dearing
Pearlie Elizabeth Dearing
James Luther Dearing
George Arthur Dearing
Bonnie Lee Dearing
Ruth Odessa Dearing
Della May Luvee Dearing
Dovie Emmaloid Dearing
Bura Aline Dearing
Lonnie Lonzo Dearing

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 August 1890Lamar, Texas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 1
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1876: Collingsworth, Texas, United States
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 22
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: apparently a variant of Langford .

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Lulu A Dearing, "United States Census, 1940"
    • L A Lankford, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
    • Lula Alice Lankford in entry for Peculie Elizabeth Frazier, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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