Ada Wafre Satterwhite

23 December 1901–8 May 1985 (Age 83)
Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado, United States

The Life of Ada Wafre

When Ada Wafre Satterwhite was born on 23 December 1901, in Trinidad, Las Animas, Colorado, United States, her father, John Hall Satterwhite, was 33 and her mother, Cora Edith Willard, was 32. She married Harry Lawson Michener on 22 September 1923, in Maricopa, Pinal, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States for about 5 years. She died on 8 May 1985, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry Lawson Michener
Ada Wafre Satterwhite
Marriage: 22 September 1923
Linna Edith Michener
Harriett E Michener

Spouse and Children

22 September 1923
Maricopa, Pinal, Arizona, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Hall Satterwhite


    Cora Edith Willard




    Alice Satterwhite



    Elizabeth "Bessie" Satterwhite


    Helen Marie Satterwhite



World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 8

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Satterthwaite .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ada W Merrill in household of Edwin C Merrill, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Adah Michener in household of Lawson Michener, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ada Wafre Setlerwhite in entry for Linna Edith Michener, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"

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