Ida Dell Sills

Female1879–7 May 1924

Brief Life History of Ida Dell

When Ida Dell Sills was born in 1879, in Lagro, Lagro Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States, her father, William Sills, was 43 and her mother, Sarah Grimes, was 28. She married Samuel Edward Harrell on 8 August 1900. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Wabash, Noble Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 7 May 1924, in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

Pearl Dallas Spray
Ida Dell Sills
Marriage: 22 January 1910
Helen Lucille Spray
Mary Spray

Sources (14)

  • Ida Spray in household of Pearl Spray, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ida Sailors in entry for Shirley C Mc Near and Leona Harrell, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Ida Spray in entry for Pearl Dallas Spray, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 January 1910Indiana, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 2

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 3

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.


    Age 14

    Historical Boundaries: 1893: Wabash, Indiana, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Sill , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    German: patronymic from Sill .

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

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