Addie Ensley

1877–1958 (Age 81)
Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States

The Life of Addie

When Addie Ensley was born in 1877, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, her father, Abbott Woodward Ensley, was 27 and her mother, Angenett J Harris, was 20. She married Ray L. Roberts on 12 September 1894, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States. She lived in White Cloud, Newaygo, Michigan, United States in 1880. She died in 1958, at the age of 81, and was buried in White Cloud, Newaygo, Michigan, United States.

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Ray L. Roberts
Addie Ensley
Marriage: 12 September 1894

Spouse and Children

    Ray L. Roberts



12 September 1894
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Abbott Woodward Ensley


    Angenett J Harris





    Nellie Ensley


World Events (8)

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 2

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Ensli or Ensle, pet forms of Anselm .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Addie Ensley in household of A W Ensley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Addie Ensley, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Addie Ensley, "Michigan, Marriages, 1822-1995"

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