Frank Ellsworth Ady

11 July 1898–5 January 1965 (Age 66)
Spirit Lake, Dickinson, Iowa, United States

The Life of Frank Ellsworth

When Frank Ellsworth Ady was born on 11 July 1898, in Spirit Lake, Dickinson, Iowa, United States, his father, James Francis Ady, was 23 and his mother, Lucy Mae Peck, was 25. He married Dora Katherine Larson on 11 May 1920, in Flandreau, Moody, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Grovena Township, Moody, South Dakota, United States in 1930 and Spring Creek Township, Moody, South Dakota, United States for about 5 years. He died on 5 January 1965, in Flandreau, Moody, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Flandreau, Moody, South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Ellsworth Ady
Dora Katherine Larson
Marriage: 11 May 1920
Arlene Virginia Ady
Francis A Ady
Marilyn Janet Ady
Doris Evelyn Ady

Spouse and Children

11 May 1920
Flandreau, Moody, South Dakota, United States




    Marilyn Janet Ady


    Doris Evelyn Ady


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 15

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: from the personal name Ady, a medieval pet form of Adam .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellsworth Ady, "South Dakota State Census, 1915"
  • Frank Elsworth Ady, "South Dakota State Census, 1945"
  • Frank Elsworth Ady, "United States Census, 1930"

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