Ada Helen Sommer

1 February 1911–6 November 1994 (Age 83)
Silverton, Marion, Oregon, United States

The Life of Ada Helen

When Ada Helen Sommer was born on 1 February 1911, in Silverton, Marion, Oregon, United States, her father, Alfred Henry Sommers, was 34 and her mother, Fanny J Hofstetter, was 38. She lived in Clackamas, Oregon, United States in 1935 and Albany Election Precinct 9, Linn, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 6 November 1994, in Linn, Oregon, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Silverton, Marion, Oregon, United States.

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Alfred Henry Sommers
Fanny J Hofstetter
Iva A. Sommer
Eldon Frank Sommers
Ada Helen Sommer

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1912 · Women Granted Right to Vote

Age 1

Women were granted the right to vote in Oregon on November 5, 1912, with 52% of male voters in favor. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish: variant of Summer .2 German and Danish: from Middle German sumer, Danish, Norwegian sommer ‘summer’, a nickname for someone of a warm disposition, or for someone associated with the season in some other way or from living in a sunny place, in some instances a metonymic occupational name for a basketweaver or a drummer, from Middle High German sum(b)er, sum(m)er ‘basket’, ‘basketry’, ‘drum’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Sommer ‘summer’. Like the other seasonal names, this was also one of the group of names that were bestowed on Jews more or less at random by government officials in 18th- and 19thcentury central Europe.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ada Sommers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ada H Sommers in household of Alfred H Sommers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ada H Sommers in household of Alfred H Sommers, "United States Census, 1930"

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