Laura (Buras) Mermoud (1890 - 1984)

Laura (Buras) Mermoud
1890 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
Laura (Buras) Mermoud, mother to 4 children, was born on January 29, 1890 in buras, Louisiana usa. She was born into the Buras family and married into the Mermoud family. She was born to Onesime Sebastian Buras and Catherine Cecile (Lafrance) Buras, with siblings Regina, Xavier, Adam, Eva, Josephine, Charles, and Lawrence. Laura married Squire Eugene Mermoud, and they gave birth to Cecilia Sylvania Mermoud, John Benjamin Mermoud, Roy Buras Mermoud, and Stephen Buras Mermoud. She died on April 8, 1984 in oxford, Indiana united states at 94 years old.


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Laura Mermoud was born on in buras, Louisiana usa


Laura Mermoud died on in oxford, benton county, Indiana united states

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west cemetery, in oxford, benton county, Indiana usa



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oxford, benton County, Indiana


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1854 - Aug 24, 1934


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Feb 15, 1884 - Jun 5, 1967


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May 3, 1919 - Mar 23, 2015
Apr 10, 1916 - Nov 16, 2005


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Laura (Buras) Mermoud, mother to 4 children, died on April 8, 1984 in oxford, Indiana united states at 94 years old. She was buried in west cemetery, oxford, Indiana usa. She was born on January 29, 1890 in buras, Louisiana usa. She was born to Onesime Sebastian Buras and Catherine Cecile (Lafrance) Buras, with siblings Regina, Xavier, Adam, Eva, Josephine, Charles, and Lawrence. Laura married Squire Eugene Mermoud, and they gave birth to Cecilia Sylvania Mermoud, John Benjamin Mermoud, Roy Buras Mermoud, and Stephen Buras Mermoud.
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In 1890, in the year that Laura (Buras) Mermoud was born, on July 3rd, Idaho became the 43rd state in the United States. On July 10th, Wyoming became the 44th state.

In 1919, she was 29 years old when on January 6th, President Theodore Roosevelt died. Having gone to bed the previous night after being treated for breathing problems, the ex-President died in his sleep from a clot that had traveled to his lungs. He was 60. After a simple service, Roosevelt was buried on a hillside overlooking Oyster Bay.

In 1942, she was 52 years old when from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

In 1952, by the time she was 62 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1984, in the year of Laura (Buras) Mermoud's passing, on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

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Apr 25, 1896 - July 1984
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Feb 22, 1899 - January 1971
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Mar 6, 1926 - Jul 7, 2004
Aug 22, 1961 - Jan 10, 2009
Oct 21, 1934 - Apr 27, 2011
Sep 2, 1906 - September 1989
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Mar 31, 1882 - July 1967
Jan 29, 1934 - March 1970
Jul 10, 1932 - Aug 23, 2001
May 12, 1932 - Feb 12, 2005
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