| fact sources and writings about this individual: Research of Kevin Everingham of MI|
By the time Lura was a teenager, she was the only living child of John & Anna Everingham. Her father died when she was 14. Brothers Claudie & William had likely died before she was born but DeForest died whe she was about 13. He was only 9 and was playing with two other boys who had a rifle. The rifle went off and killed DeForest. Lura married at age 17 (she claimed age 18 on her license). Her daughter Vera died at age 6.
1900 CENSUS Mancelona, Antrim, MI enum Dist 9, Sheet 5B, house #113... Anna Everingham, b.Jan 1851 PA, widowed, mother of 4, 1 living,... Lara Everingham, b.Apr 1885, dau, single, parents born in PA,...Jennie Lichty, Charles Reed, william Minch, Rubert Jones... no relationship given to those people, they were likely helping out on the farm since Anna was widowed.
1902 Antrim Co. Marriage Record: #M73305-3, #980364,.. Clare Harding b.Plainwell, MI, 26, single, s/o Frank Harding & Lillian Cline,... Lura E. Everingham b.Alba, MI, 18, single, d/o John Everingham & Anna Takaberry,... married 20 Aug 1902 at Wetzell, Antrim County, MI.
1910 CENSUS Mancelona Township, Antrim County, MI Clare Harding, 31,.. Lura E, wife, 25, Lillian A. 5, dau, Vera M. 3, dau,.. Anna A. Everingham 59, mother-in-law.
1912 Mancelona Herald, Thursday, September 19, 1912... "Mrs. Clare Harding and children of Petoskey, have been visiting her mother, Mrs. Everingham."
1914 Emmet County Death Record #B51847-7, Ref#cn318,... Vera Maxine Harding, female, age 6, d.1 Feb 1914 at Petoskey, Emmet Co, MI, parents: Clare Harding & Lura Everingham.
1918 Lura's mother Anna, age 67 died at 3 Rivers, MI.
1920 CENSUS Antrim Co. MI film#1820754, sheet 9,.. Clare Harding 43,... Lura Harding 34, wife... Lillian Harding, 15 daughter.
in 1930, a Lura Harding is living in Detroit, MI, divorced... not absolutely sure this is the same person.
1960 Mancelona Herald Newspaper, Thur, December 22, 1960.. "Lura Harding Dies of Stroke... Lura E. Harding, 75, died suddenly at her home in Persons Harbor of a stroke, December 10th. The former Lura Everingham, she was born April 17, 1885 in Alba. On August 20, 1902 she married Clare Harding, who predeceased her. She was a member of the Congregational Church, and a life member of the Eastern Star, Mancelona. She leaves a daughter, Lillian A. Davis of Saginaw. Funeral serices were held Tuesday afternoon from the Miller Funeral Home with Doctor Markley officiating. Burial followed in Fairview Cemetery."