Ada Della Stout

4 May 1893–7 April 1988 (Age 94)
Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming, United States

The Life 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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Chester Lee Rickstrew
Ada Della Stout
Marriage: 3 June 1911
Vernon L Rickstrew
Virgil E Rickstrew
Cecil A Rickstrew
Velma N Rickstrew
Delmer Chester Rickstrew
Leona Mae Rickstrew
Eugene R Rickstrew
Lenny R Rickstrew

Spouse and Children

3 June 1911


    Vernon L Rickstrew


    Virgil E Rickstrew


    Cecil A Rickstrew




+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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

Age 8

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.

Age 25

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Name Meaning

Irish and English:1. nickname for a brave or powerfully built man, from Middle English stout ‘steadfast’. 2. from the Old Norse byname Stútr ‘gnat’, denoting a small and insignificant person. 3. possibly also a habitational name from a minor place named with the Old English element stūt ‘stumpy hillock’, which is found as a component in various Devon place names.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ada Richstrew in household of C L Richstrew, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ada Stout in household of J M Stout, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ada D Stout in household of James Stout, "United States Census, 1900"

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