Family Biographies and History
LAURA MAY MITCHELL
The name of Laura is from the source "laurus",
a Latin phrase meaning "the bay, or laurel plant".
At the time of Laura's birth in 1870 our President was
Ulysses S. Grant, Vice President, Schuyler Colfax.
Source: Marie Time Capsule.
Born in Sweden, Potter Co., Pa., Laura was the daughter of David W. Mitchell
(1849-1934) and Emily Furman (1850-1928). She married first, George Walter Kelly
(1865-?). Three children were born of this marriage. Walter L. (1890-1966); Glen W.
(1892-bef 1900); and Ruth E. (1893-C1909)
Second, she married Edward Hapeman. He was the son of Jeremiah Hapeman
(1806-1883) & Amelia Rickey (1835-aft 1898). See the biography of Edward Hapeman
for marriage details and birth of their ten children.
Laura passed away 8 Jun. 1947 and is laid to rest next to Edward at
Buffalo Cemetery, Pine Ridge Rd., Cheektowaga, Erie Co., New York
VISIT EDWARD HAPEMAN BIOGRAPHY
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Granddaughter Joan Hapeman Somers
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