Eva May Vencill
(1860-1951)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elmer Laird

Eva May Vencill 1 2

  • Born: 19 Mar 1860, , Tippecanoe, IN 2
  • Marriage (1): Elmer Laird in 1892 1
  • Died: 6 Mar 1951, Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA at age 90 1 2
  • Buried: 8 Mar 1951, Otterbein: Pond Grove Cemetery, Warren, IN, USA 1 2

   FamilySearch ID: LK92-61K.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Otterbein, Benton, IN, USA. 3 The 1900 census recorded Elmer Laird, drayman, 31, born Aug 1868, living with wife Eva, 40, Mar 1860; daughter Coy Laird, 7, Apr 1893, and stepson William VanTress, 14, Apr 1886. The census columns record Elmer and Eva were married for 7 years and she had birthed 4 children, 3 alive in 1900. Elmer, his parents, Eva, her mother, and her children were born in Indiana. Eva's father was born in Ohio.
Next door is Frank Laird, drayman, 27, Aug 1872, with wife Adelle, 26, Jul 1873. They were married for 6 years and she had birthed 0 children by 1900.

2. Census in 1910 in Otterbein, Benton, IN, USA. 4 The 1910 census recorded renting a home: Elmer Laird, hardware salesman, 41, living with wife Eva, 45; daughter Coy, 17; and Dean, 7. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana except Eva's father in Virginia.

3. Obituary: Journal and Courier: obituary of Mrs. Elmer Laird on 7 Mar 1951 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 1 Mrs. Eva May Laird, 91, former resident of Otterbein, died Tuesday at 2:35 p.m. at Scott nursing home after an extended illness.
Born in Indiana, she married Elmer Laird in 1892 who died last January. She was a member of the Otterbein Methodist church.
Surviving is a daughter, Mrs. Dolly Lord of Wichita, Kan.


Eva married Elmer Laird, son of George William Laird and Christena Beeker, in 1892.1 (Elmer Laird was born on 22 Aug 1868 in Otterbein, Benton, IN, USA,5 6 died on 18 Jan 1951 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 5 6 and was buried on 21 Jan 1951 in Otterbein: Pond Grove Cemetery, Warren, IN, USA 5 6.)


Sources


1 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 7 Mar 1951, page 10. Obituary of Mrs. Elmer Laird.

2 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/35777429.

3 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMBZ-DSK : Elmer Laird, Bolivar Township Otterbein town, Benton, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 1, sheet 1B, family 28.

4 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MKLB-F71 Elmer Laird, Bolivar, Benton, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 1, sheet 7A, family 172.

5 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/35777428.

6 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 19 Jan 1951, page 8. Obituary of Elmer Laird.



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