Elsie Sarah Ringland

26 April 1885–
Boone, Boone, Iowa, United States

The Life of Elsie Sarah

When Elsie Sarah Ringland was born on 26 April 1885, in Boone, Boone, Iowa, United States, her father, William Ringland, was 53 and her mother, Delia Maria Swain, was 38. She lived in Boone, Iowa, United States in 1895.

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William Ringland
Delia Maria Swain
Annie M Ringland
James Moninger Ringland
Edmund Alleman Ringland
Gary Jay Ringland
Josiah Allen Ringland
William Ringland
Cady Stockdale Ringland
Elsie Sarah Ringland
Evelyn Elsie Ringland

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 28

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 31

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so named in Norfolk. The place name is recorded in Domesday Book as Remingaland, probably ‘cultivated land (Old English land) of the followers (-inga-) of Rȳmi’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elsie Ringland in household of William Ringland, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Elsie S Ringland in household of William Ringland, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elsie Sarah Ringland, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"

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