Laura Shell Conner

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Personal and Family Information

Laura was born on 8 JUN 1898 in Woodruff County, Arkansas, the daughter of Emerson Hall Conner and Laura Nancy Cornelius.

She died on 18 MAY 1990. The place is not known.

She had two marriages/partners. Her first husband was J. Walter Mason, who she married on 25 MAR 1920 in Woodruff County, Arkansas. They had no known children.

Her second husband was Joe Beal Massey, who she married on 1 MAY 1947 in Woodruff County, Arkansas. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Laura Shell Conner
(1898-1990)

 

Emerson Hall Conner
(1859-1904)

 

Bolivar B Conner
(1829-1892)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Eliza L. Hall
(1834-1894)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Laura Nancy Cornelius
(1864-1952)

 

William Cornelius
(1827-1876)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Arabella White
(1836-1868)

   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth8 JUN 1898
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Death18 MAY 1990
Census1 JUN 1900
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Age: 1
Address: Augusta dwelling 3, family 3 Conner, Emerson H, head, wm, Sept 1859, age 40 married 14 yrs, born Ark, f&m Tenn, merchant __ Laura C, wife wf, Oct 1864 age 35, married 14 yrs, mother of 6, 6 living born Ark, f Ala, m Tenn __ William B, son wm Aug 1888, age 11, single, born Ark, f&m Ark __ Arapat, daughter, wf Aug 1890, age 9, single, born Ark, f&m Ark __ Ruth, daughter wf July 1892 age 7, single, born Ark, f&m Ark __ Christine, daughter wf, Dec 1895, age 4, single, born Ark, f&m Ark __ Emerson C son wm, May 1900, age 2/12 single, single, born Ark, f&m Ark Nash, John servant, B M, Oct 1860 age 39, widower born Mississippi, f&m Mississippi
Census16 JAN 1920
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Address: Augusta, Third Street, dwelling 216, family 228 Conner, Mrs Laura head owns home free of mortgage, fw age 50 born Ark, f&m Ark Conner, Ruth daughter fw age 29 born Ark, f&m Ark Conner Cristine daughter fw 24 born Ark, f&m Ark Conner Laura daughter fw 22 born Ark, f&m Ark Conner, Cornelius son mw 19 born Ark, f&m Ark Conner, Haroldm son mw 17 born Ark, f&m Ark
BurialMAY 1990
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Address: Augusta Memorial Park Cemetery http://www.arkansasgravestones.org/view.php?id=901976
Residence1905
Place: Augusta, Woodruff County, Arkansas
Address: home designed by architect Charles Louis Thompson (1868-1959)
Conner, E.H. and Laura - house
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See Note 1
Will20 NOV 1903
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Address: Augusta. EH Conner will names wife Laura, brother John L, and all 7 children from Woodruff County Record of Wills, Book1, pages 267-272 Transcriped Nov 2017, A. Bowie attached
Will, Conner, E.H.
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Notes

Note 1

Architect Charles Louis Thompson (1868-1959) of Little Rock, < refer to Encyclopedia of Arkansas History &Culture> designed three houses in Augusta.

E.H. and Laura Conner - 3rd and Plum Streets

John L and Conner - 4th and Main Streets, later used as Maguire Clinic

Willian Nathan and Mary Noel Gregory 2nd and Plum Streets

Sources

  1. Historical Southern Families, volume XXII a 29 volume series compiled by John Bennet Boddie
    Source: Historical Southern Families, volume XXII a 29 volume series compiled by John Bennet Boddie
    Authors: John Bennett Boddie and Mrs. John Bennett Boddie Emerson Cornelius Conner (1900-1978) of Augusta and Little Rock, Ark
    Publisher: GENEALOGICAL.COM INC