Ora Edmund Sales

Male23 March 1879–15 March 1930

Brief Life History of Ora Edmund

When Ora Edmund Sales was born on 23 March 1879, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas M. Sales, was 26 and his mother, Emma Caroline Lance, was 20. He married Lula Emma Reed on 23 December 1908, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Leicester, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and North Carolina, United States in 1920. He died on 15 March 1930, in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 50.

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Ora Edmund Sales
Lula Emma Reed
Marriage: 23 December 1908

Sources (6)

  • Ora E Sales, "United States Census, 1920"
  • C. E. Sales, "North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979"
  • Ora Edmund Sales, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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  • Marriage
    23 December 1908Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (1)

      Male1912–1912 Male

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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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.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 17

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Efren, Alberto, Francisco, Manuel, Camilo, Carlos, Fernando, Juan, Juanita, Mario, Ofelia.

    English: variant of Sale with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s. The Middle English plural form was probably often in variation with the singular form. The surname is uncommon in southwestern England but may derive there from Zeals (Wiltshire), and also from the plural form of Old English sealh ‘willow’; see Seal .

    Catalan, Spanish, and French (Occitan): habitational name from any of the places called Sales, like Sales de Llierca (Catalonia), from the plural of Sala 1. Compare De Sales .

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

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