Ella A. Eash

30 March 1874–12 January 1959 (Age 84)
Elkhart, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Ella A.

When Ella A. Eash was born on 30 March 1874, in Elkhart, Indiana, United States, her father, Christian G Eash, was 65 and her mother, Barbara Rich, was 39. She married John Franklin Slabaugh on 14 September 1893, in Plevna, Liberty Township, Howard, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, United States in 1930 and Elkhart Township, Elkhart, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 12 January 1959, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

John Franklin Slabaugh
Ella A. Eash
Marriage: 14 September 1893
Jancy Roland Slabaugh
Paul Truman Slabaugh

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 September 1893Plevna, Liberty Township, Howard, Indiana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 1
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
    Age 1
    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 24
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swiss German Esch and probably also Isch . This surname is most common in IN.History: This is the most common American variant of the name of a Swiss Mennonite family, originally spelled Oesch and later, in Germany and France, Esch . Among the Mennonites it first occured in PA in the 18th century.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Ella Slabaugh in household of John F Slabaugh, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Ella H Eash, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Ella Slaburgh in household of John F Slaburgh, "United States Census, 1930"

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