Ada Della Stout

Brief Life History of Ada Della

When Ada Della Stout was born on 4 May 1893, in Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming, United States, her father, James Madison Stout, was 46 and her mother, Amanda Della Walters, was 36. She married Chester Lee Rickstrew on 3 June 1911. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Huerfano, Colorado, United States in 1930 and Mesa, Colorado, United States in 1935. She died on 7 April 1988, in De Beque, Mesa, Colorado, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chester Lee Rickstrew
1881–1971
Ada Della Stout
1893–1988
Marriage: 3 June 1911
Vernon L Rickstrew
1914–
Virgil E Rickstrew
1917–
Cecil A Rickstrew
1918–1988
Velma N Rickstrew
1920–2008
Delmer Chester Rickstrew
1923–2010
Leona Mae Rickstrew
1927–2012
Eugene Roy Rickstrew
1928–2012
Lenny R Rickstrew
1929–2016

Sources (20)

  • Ada Richstrew in household of C L Richstrew, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ada D Stout, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
  • Ada Rickstrew, "Colorado, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1901 · City Hall Built

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.

1918

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Name Meaning

English:

nickname from Middle English stout ‘bold, daring, brave’ (Old French estolt, estout, Anglo-Norman French estut, estot, estout ‘bold, fierce, randy, stubborn’).

perhaps occasionally a nickname from Middle English st(o)ut ‘gnat, horse-fly’ (Old English stūt, Old Norse stútr ‘gnat’), possibly used for someone with a biting tongue or for a small, quick-moving person.

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

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