Ella Marie Pearson

January 1887–1945 (Age 58)
Dallas, Iowa, United States

The Life of Ella Marie

Ella Marie Pearson was born in January 1887, in Dallas, Iowa, United States as the daughter of William Sherman Pearson and Nevada Ann Benson. She married Tide Slavens on 30 December 1908, in Earlham, Madison, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Madison Township, Madison, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Earlham, Madison, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died in 1945, in Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Earlham Cemetery, Earlham, Madison, Iowa, United States.

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Tide Slavens
Ella Marie Pearson
Marriage: 30 December 1908
Guy William Slavens
Ila W. Slavens
Roy Wyman Slavens
Donald Warren Slavens

Spouse and Children

30 December 1908
Earlham, Madison, Iowa, United States


    Guy William Slavens


    Ila W. Slavens


    Roy Wyman Slavens


    Donald Warren Slavens


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 16

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Piers ( see Pierce ). The surname is also quite common in Ireland, where it has been established for many centuries.2 Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surnames.

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

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Sources (3)

  • E Marie Pearson in household of William S Pearson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Marie Slavens in household of Tide Slavens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ella Slaven in household of Tide Slaven, "United States Census, 1940"

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