Ada Lura Shamblin

19 October 1896–29 December 1971 (Age 75)
Texas, United States

The Life of Ada Lura

When Ada Lura Shamblin was born on 19 October 1896, in Texas, United States, her father, William Thomas Shamblin, was 33 and her mother, Amanda Jennie Tibbs, was 27. She married Jessie Earl Morgan on 7 May 1916, in Limestone, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, Limestone, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 3, Limestone, Texas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 29 December 1971, in Brazoria Land District, Texas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Mexia, Limestone, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jessie Earl Morgan
Ada Lura Shamblin
Marriage: 7 May 1916
Jessie Weldon Morgan
Jasper Leonard Morgan

Spouse and Children

    Jessie Earl Morgan



7 May 1916
Limestone, Texas, United States


    Jessie Weldon Morgan


    Jasper Leonard Morgan


Parents and Siblings



    infant Shamblin



    William Andrew Shamblin


    Margie Bell Shamblin



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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 5

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

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

Americanized form of French Chamberlin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ada Morgan in household of Earle Morgan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ada Morgan in household of Earl Morgan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ada Shamblin in household of W T Shamblin, "United States Census, 1910"

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