Ada Jesse Gilliland

Female14 September 1871–7 December 1949

Brief Life History of Ada Jesse

When Ada Jesse Gilliland was born on 14 September 1871, in Laddonia, Audrain, Missouri, United States, her father, Jesse Richardson Gililland, was 51 and her mother, Eliza Ann Ferrell, was 40. She married Lewis Wesley McCoy on 11 September 1894, in Laddonia, Audrain, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Prairie Township, Audrain, Missouri, United States for about 40 years. She died on 7 December 1949, in Laddonia, Audrain, Missouri, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Laddonia, Audrain, Missouri, United States.

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Lewis Wesley McCoy
Ada Jesse Gilliland
Marriage: 11 September 1894
Byrde Frances McCoy

Sources (7)

  • Ada J Mccoy in household of Louis W Mccoy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ada Jesse Gililland McCoy, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ada J Gililland in entry for L W McCoy, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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  • Marriage
    11 September 1894Laddonia, Audrain, Missouri, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 1

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    1872 · The Amnesty Act

    Age 1

    A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 25

    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

    Scottish and Irish (Ulster): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Fhaolain (Scottish) or Mac Giolla Fhaoláin (Irish) ‘son of the servant of St. Faolán (Fillan)’. Compare McClellan .

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

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