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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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 Roy Rickstrew
Lenny R Rickstrew

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"

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Name Meaning


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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