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Laura Barbara Best (Monahan)

Birthdate: (54)
Birthplace: New York, NY, USA
Death: July 22, 1972 (50-58)
Pinellas, FL, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of <private> Monahan and Elizabeth Laura O'Connor Monahan
Wife of John Raymond Best
Mother of Hugh Victor Best and <private> Best
Sister of Hugh Victor Monahan Jr; Elizabeth Rita Smith; Marie A. Monahan; Dorothy Anne Haigney and <private> Monahan

Managed by: M. E. F-N
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About Laura Barbara Best

1920 census, taken Jan 12, 1920 (distr 40, sheet 3A), 39 Mulry Lane, Lawrence, Town of Hempstead:

MONAHAN, HUGH Sr, head, rents, age 33, b. NY, father b. Irel, mother b. Massachusetts, salesman of furniture, salaried

MONAHAN, LAURA, wife, age 30 (?), b.NY, both par b. Irel.



MONAHAN, MARIE A, dau, age 5

MONAHAN, LAURA, dau, age 22/12 (?)

MONAHAN, DOROTHY, dau, age 3/12r, son, age 20, b NY, par b NY, clerk, broker's office

MONAHAN, Elizabeth, dau, age 19, ditto,

MONAHAN, Marie, dau, age 15, ditto,

MONAHAN, Laura, dau, age 12, ditto,

MONAHAN, Dorothy, dau, age 10, ditto,

MONAHAN, Jack, son,age 7, ditto,

CUSACK, Alice, maid, age 44,wid, b Irel, immig 1899, nat, occup house work


NY Times, May 25, 1948: Daughter to Mrs. John R. Best ...John R. Best, USAF, and Mrs. Best of Lawrence, L. I.. on Thursday in St. Joseph's Hospital, Far Rockaway, Queens.

Mrs. Best is the former Miss Laura Monahan, daughter of Hugh V. Monahan of New York and Lawrence and the late Mrs. Monahan. ...Daughter to Mrs. John R. Best. The child will be named Elizabeth Laura. Major Best is stationed at 1V[ Field.May 25, 1948


California Divorce Index,

Name Husb Jack R, yr birth 1918--name wife Monahan, Laura B, yr birth 1918--yr marr 1941---preliminary 3/1967---type 1, co 11, case #012414


Florida Death Index, 1877-1998

Name: Laura Barbara Best Death Date: 22 Jul 1972

County of Death:Pinellas State of Death: Florida

Age at Death: 54 Race: White Birth Date: 25 Feb 1918


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Laura Barbara Best's Timeline

February 25, 1918
New York, NY, USA
May 6, 1945
Age 27
July 22, 1972
Age 54
Pinellas, FL, USA