Clarence Elmer LACOTTS Clarence Elmer LACOTTS Bobby Wayne LACOTTS Joan LACOTTS Mini tree diagram
Esther DOWNING

Esther DOWNING5,2,3,6,7,4,8

about 18971,2,3,4 - UNKNOWN

Life History

about 1897

Born in Missouri.1,2,3,4

27th Sep 1913

Married Clarence Elmer LACOTTS in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.1

1914

Birth of son Clarence Elmer LACOTTS in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.1,9,2,3

10th Mar 1923

Birth of son Bobby Wayne LACOTTS in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.2,3,8,10,8,11,9

about 1932

Birth of daughter Joan LACOTTS in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas

5th Aug 1936

Death of Clarence Elmer LACOTTS in Pulaski County, Arkansas.9,12

2nd Feb 1994

Death of son Bobby Wayne LACOTTS in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.8,10,8,11,9

2001

Death of son Clarence Elmer LACOTTS.9

UNKNOWN

Death of daughter Joan LACOTTS

UNKNOWN

Died

Notes

  • Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    Clarence E La Cotts
    Age 22, Birth Year abt 1891
    Residence DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name Esther Downing
    Spouse's Age 18
    Spouse's Residence DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Marriage 27 Sep 1913 Arkansas County
    Marriage License Date 27 Sep 1913

    1920 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 4 February, DeWitt,District 12, page 14A, North Union St, Hse #297, Fam #311
    LaCotts, Clarence E Head Rents F W 27 Married AR AR AR Cattle Buyer [babt 1892]
    LaCotts, Ester Wife F W 22 Married MO MO MO [b abt 1897]
    LaCotts, Clarence E Son M W 5 Single AR AR MO [b abt 1914]
    Downing, Matthew Father-in-law M W 67 Widow MO OH OH [b abt 1852]
    Downing, Binam F Brother-in-law M W 22 Single MO MO MO Well riglaborer [b abt 1897]
    Downing, Arch B Brother-in-law M W 39 Single MO MO MO Dray Laborer [babt 1880]
    Downing, Earl Brother-in-law  M W 26 Single MO MO MO Dray Laborer,Public Works [b abt 1893]

    They lived for a while in Little Rock.

    U.S. City Directories, 1822-1989
    Little Rock, Arkansas, City Directory, 1923
    Lacottes Clarence E (Esther) emp Gunnels Riley Co h 999 Rock

    U.S. City Directories, 1822-1989
    Little Rock, Arkansas, City Directory, 1926, p 325
    Lacottes Clarence A [sic] (Esther) slsmn h 705 E 14th
    Lacottes Lucenia (wid John) slsmn h 705 E 14th

    U.S. City Directories, 1822-1989
    Little Rock, Arkansas, City Directory, 1929, p 321
    Lacottes Bettie (wid John) r 4223 W 3rd
    Lacottes Clarence E (Esther) slsmn h 400 Spruce
    Lacottes Esther Mrs beauty Parlor 400 Spruce r ditto

    Clarence and Esther were reported in the 1930 census in Little Rock.

    1930 Federal Census, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 15 April, L:ittle RockWard 5, District 60-26, page 9B, 2025 Lloyd Ct, Hse #191, Fam #206
    La Cotts, Clarence E Head Owns $9000 M W 37 First Married at age 21 ARAR AR salesman, Jiffy Elec Co [b abt 1893]
    La Cotts, Esther Wife F W 32 First Married at age 16 MO MO MO [b abt1898]
    La Cotts, Elmer Son M W 16 AR AR MO [b abt 1914]
    La Cotts, Bobby Son M W 7 AR AR MO [b abt May 1923]

    Clarence died in 1936.  it appears that death occurred in DeWitt.  Heis buried in the DeWitt Cemetery.  In 1940, Esther is reported as thehead of the home, and their married son Elmer (Clarence Elmer Jr) isliving next door.

    1940 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 6 April, DeWitt,District 1-16 Page 6A, Hse #158 Owns $2000
    LaCotts, Ester [Ester] F W 43 Head Widow Grade H4 b MO same place in1935 Beauty Shoppe Operator [b abt 1897]
    LaCotts, Bobby Son M W 17 Single Grade H3 b AR same place in 1935 [babt 1923]
    LaCotts, Joan Dau F W 8 Grade 3 b AR same place in 1935 [b abt 1932]

    1940 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 6 April, DeWitt,District 1-16 Page 6A, Hse #158 Owns $2000
    LaCotts, Elmer Head M W 25 Married Grade H4 b AR same place in 1935Post Office Sales Clerk [b abt 1915]
    LaCotts, Leona Wife F W 25 Grade H4 b AR same place in 1935 [b abt1915]
    LaCotts, Kay Carole Dau F W 3 Grade 0 b AR same place in 1935 [b abt1937]
    - page 6B -
    Wheeler, [no first name given] Mother-in-law F W 54 Grade 8 b Ark [babt 1886]

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