Ida A. Ayers

7 October 1869–22 July 1954 (Age 84)
New Palestine, Hancock, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ida A.

When Ida A. Ayers was born on 7 October 1869, in New Palestine, Hancock, Indiana, United States, her father, Pleasant H. Ayers, was 51 and her mother, Mary Jane House, was 33. She married Daniel Henderson Fritts on 4 November 1894, in Hancock, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Center Township, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Moral Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States in 1920. She died on 22 July 1954, in Beech Grove, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in New Palestine Cemetery, New Palestine, Hancock, Indiana, United States.

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Daniel Henderson Fritts
Ida A. Ayers
Marriage: 4 November 1894
Herman Carl C. Fritts
Alice May Fritts

Spouse and Children

4 November 1894
Hancock, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Pleasant H. Ayers


    Mary Jane House




World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: derivative of Ayer . The -s most probably represents a trace of the Latin nominative singular in heres ‘heir’, but it may also signify the son or servant of someone known as ‘the heir’, i.e. someone who was heir to some great estate.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ida Ayers in household of Mary J Ayers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ida A Fritts, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ida A Fritts im Haushalt von Dan H Fritts, "United States Census, 1920"

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