Ada May Massey

17 October 1899–2 December 1968 (Age 69)
Dunlap, Morris, Kansas, United States

The Life of Ada May

When Ada May Massey was born on 17 October 1899, in Dunlap, Morris, Kansas, United States, her father, Francis Ellsworth Massey, was 34 and her mother, Lettie May Worchester, was 32. She married Harry Ellsworth Hinton on 30 September 1917, in Wilson, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Halstead Township, Harvey, Kansas, United States in 1915 and Neodesha, Wilson, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 December 1968, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Neodesha, Wilson, Kansas, United States.

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Harry Ellsworth Hinton
Ada May Massey
Marriage: 30 September 1917
Eugene Ellsworth Hinton
Kenneth Robert Hinton Sr
John Oliver Hinton

Spouse and Children

30 September 1917
Wilson, Kansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1902 · The Utah Governor's Mansion

Age 3

Built in 1902, the Utah Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and their family. The mansion was built using the finest materials by the finest craftsmen available, resulting in a quality and style like that of Eastern mansions. From 1957 to 1977, the Utah Historical Society occupied the mansion as a library, museum, and office space. In 1977, the residence underwent extensive renovations and was again reopened in 1980. In December 1993, a fire destroyed much of the mansion but, after another restoration, the historic building was restored to its original design with upgrades in case of another disaster threatened the home. It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1970.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 19

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of various places in northern France which get their names from the Gallo-Roman personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum.2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Marcy in La Manche. This surname is preserved in the English place name Stondon Massey.3 English: from a pet form of Matthew .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ada Massey in household of E F Massey, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Ada Massey in household of Ellsworth Massey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ada Hinton in household of Harry Hinton, "United States Census, 1920"

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