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Laura Jane McFann1,2,3

Female
b. 15 April 1856, d. 16 July 1940


Family Melvin O. Lower b. January 1852, d. before 5 June 1908
Marriage* 7 December 1876  Liberty Mills, Wabash Co., IN, Melvin O. Lower to Laura J. McFann, 7 December 1876, Book 8, page 580, Wabash County Court, Principal=Melvin O. Lower1,4,2,3 
Children  1. Ada M. Lower b. 29 Apr 1879, d. 25 Jan 1905
  2. Ethel L. Lower b. 19 Jun 1887, d. 19 Feb 1980

Note*   Laura is the daughter of Asa B. McFann (b. 2 Jul 1826, Waynesbury, Greene Co., PA d.3 Nov 1912, Lafayette, IN) and Amanda A. Martin (b. 13 May 1830, PA d. 1 Nov 1885, Wabash Co, IN) of Liberty Mills, IN.2,3 
Birth* 15 April 1856  PA1,4 
Married Name 7 December 1876  Lower1,4,2 
Marriage* 7 December 1876  Liberty Mills, Wabash Co., IN, Melvin O. Lower to Laura J. McFann, 7 December 1876, Book 8, page 580, Wabash County Court, Principal=Melvin O. Lower1,4,2,3 
Census* 1880  1880 Federal Census, Indiana, Wabash County, Chester Township, North Manchester, ED: 183, Series: T9, Roll: 315, Page: 236A, June 23
(enumerated with husband, Melvin O Lower)
45, 482, 493, Lower, Laura J, W, F, 24, , Wife, , 1, , , Keeping House, , , , , , , , , , , Pennsylvania, Pa, Pa1 
Census 1900  1900 Federal Census, Indiana, Wabash County, Chester Township, North Manchester, Ward 2, ED: 114, Series: T623, Roll: 410, Page: 42B, June 11
Sheet 13B, Market Street
(enumerated with husband, Melvin Lower)
099, 349, 358, Lower, Laura, Wife, W, F, Apr, 1856, 44, M, 23, 2, 2, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, , , , ,4 
Census 1910  1910 Federal Census, Indiana, Wabash County, Chester Township, North Manchester, Ward 2, ED: 143, Series: T624, Roll: 386, Page: 42B, April 27
Sheet 14B, Market Street
55, 111, 123, Lower, Laura, Head, F, W, 54, W, , 2, 1, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, , , English, Own Income, , , , , Yes, Yes, , O, F, H, , , ,5 
Census 1920  1920 Federal Census, Indiana, Wabash County, Chester Township, North Manchester, Ward 2, ED: 181, Series: T625, Roll: 472, Page: 38A, January 8
Sheet 15A, 231 East Second Street
(enumerated with Home & Hazel McDaniel)
33, 209, 309, Lower, Lora, Roomer, , , F, W, 60, Wd, , , , , Yes, Yes, Indiana, , Ohio, , Ohio, , Yes, None, , ,

(the age and nativities are wrong but this is the only Laura Lower in Wabash)6 
Census 1930  1930 Federal Census, Indiana, Allen County, Wayne Township, Fort Wayne, Ward 2, ED: 2-14, Series: T626, Roll: 574, Page: 224B, April 19
Sheet 7B, 329 Berry Street
73, 97, 188, Lower, Laura J, Head, R, 40, , No, F, W, 74, Wd, , No, Yes, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, , 58, , , , , Yes, None, , , , , , , ,
74, 97, 188, Gidley, Ethel L, Daughter, , , , No, F, W, 42, D, , No, Yes, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, , 60, , , , , Yes, Yes, Manager, Cafeteria, 889v, W, Yes, , , ,
75, 97, 188, Gidley, Robert L, Grandson, , , , No, M, W, 17, S, , Yes, Yes, Indiana, Indiana, Indiana, , 60, , , , , Yes, None, , , , , , , ,
76, 97, 188, Gidley, James M, Grandson, , , , No, M, W, 8, S, , Yes, , Indiana, Indiana, Indiana, , 60, , , , , Yes, None, , , , , , , ,
(includes 2 unrelated roomers)7 
Death* 16 July 1940  3 
Burial* after 16 July 1940  Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester, Wabash Co., IN3 

Citations
  1. [S100] 1880 U.S. Federal Census , 1880 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S782] IN, Wabash Biographical Memoirs, B. F. Bowen.
  3. [S783] McFann Family History, online http://www.mcfannfamilyhistory.org/FamilyPages/LauraJMcF.htm.
  4. [S246] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  5. [S73] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , 1910 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S247] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  7. [S248] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , 1930 U.S. Federal Census.


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