Ola Violet Ellard

9 March 1901–19 December 1972 (Age 71)
Clarkesville, Habersham, Georgia, United States

The Life of Ola Violet

When Ola Violet Ellard was born on 9 March 1901, in Clarkesville, Habersham, Georgia, United States, her father, Benjamin Jackson Ellard, was 41 and her mother, Georgia Alice Holmes, was 36. She married Thomas Watson Smith on 7 October 1934, in Stephens, Georgia, United States. She lived in District 440, Stephens, Georgia, United States in 1910. She died on 19 December 1972, in Toccoa, Stephens, Georgia, United States, at the age of 71.

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Thomas Watson Smith
Ola Violet Ellard
Marriage: 7 October 1934

Spouse and Children

7 October 1934
Stephens, Georgia, United States

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 5

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

Age 19

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Allard .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Ola Ellard in household of Ben J Ellard, "United States Census, 1910"

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