Esther Ash

1896–1987 (Age 91)
Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Esther

Esther Ash was born about 1896, in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. She married Allan C Maxton about 1917, in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. She died in 1987, in Phoenixville, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 91.

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Esther Ash
1896–1987
Allan C Maxton
1893–1953
Marriage: about 1917

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1917
Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 0

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 9

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1920

Age 24

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ (Old English æsc), hence a topographic name for someone living by an ash tree or a habitational name from any of the many places in southern and central England named with this word (Derbyshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Kent, Surrey, Shropshire, Somerset, and elsewhere).2 In New England, Ash is commonly found for French Dufresne , with the same meaning.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an acronym for Yiddish AltSHul ( see Altschul ) or AyznSHtot ( see Eisenstadt ).

Possible Related Names

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

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