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Elsie May Laswell

Elsie May Laswell

Female 1894 - 1943  (49 years)

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  • Name Elsie May Laswell 
    Born 16 Apr 1894  Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 20 Nov 1943  Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Grandview Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I422  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2010 

    Father Peter Edward Laswell,   b. 15 Jun 1874, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1952, Vigo, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Sara Grace Scott,   b. 11 Jul 1874, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1952, Wabash, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 5 Apr 1893  Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F295  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Otto William Harris,   b. 18 Dec 1889, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1959, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 1 Jul 1911  Knox, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elzy Charles Harris,   b. 13 Jun 1912, Vigo, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1985, Vigo, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. William Edward Harris, Sr.,   b. 16 Jun 1914, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1969, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     3. Alberta Naomi Harris,   b. 20 Jan 1917, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1989, Vigo, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Alma May Harris,   b. 4 May 1920, Vigo, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 2007, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     5. Robert Paul Harris,   b. 29 May 1927, Vigo, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 2007, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F337  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
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  • Notes 
    • From the Terre Haute Tribune, Sunday, November 21, 1943: "Elsie May Harris, 49 years old, 2832 South Eighth street, died at 2:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the Union Hospital. She is survived by the husband, Otto; three sons, Elzy of the United States Army, William and Robert of Terre Haute; two daughters, Mr. Alberta Charters and Mrs. Alma Rankin, both of Terre Haute; one brother, Delbert Laswell of Dennison, Ill.; one half-brother, Sharon {Sharon) Lowe, of Mt. Carmel, Ill.; one half-sister, Mrs. Nadine Manion, of Mattoon, Ill.; the father, Peter Laswell, of Terre Haute, and the mother, Mrs. Grace Lowe, of Mt. Carmel. The body was removed to the Gillis Memory Chapel and will be returned to the residence at 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon. Services will be held at the residence at 3 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. The place of burial will be announced later." The Tribune announced on Monday, November 22, 1943 that the burial was to take place in Grandview Cemetery.