Sylvia Elzada Kelley

Brief Life History of Sylvia Elzada

When Sylvia Elzada Kelley was born on 1 July 1918, in Panaca, Lincoln, Nevada, United States, her father, Charles Milton Kelley, was 18 and her mother, Ida Loretta Hansen, was 21. She married Harry Milton Pointer on 27 April 1939, in Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Election Precinct 48 Fairview, Yakima, Washington, United States in 1940 and Rainier, Columbia, Oregon, United States in 1950. She died on 25 June 2010, in Longview, Cowlitz, Washington, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Hudson Cemetery, Hudson, Columbia, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry Milton Pointer
1918–1998
Sylvia Elzada Kelley
1918–2010
Marriage: 27 April 1939
Kevin Charles Pointer
1942–2023

Sources (10)

  • Sylvia E Ostrom, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Sylvia Kelley, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Sylvia Elzada Ostrom, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

1919 · Seattle General Strike

The Seattle general strike was a five day strike in 1919, where around 65,000 workers began striking for higher wages. This happened two years after WWI  wage controls.

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Irish (Offaly) and English: variant of Kelly .

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

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