Ada Lettie Jones

1 July 1905–23 March 1990 (Age 84)
Washington Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ada Lettie

When Ada Lettie Jones was born on 1 July 1905, in Washington Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States, her father, John William Jones, was 31 and her mother, Lottie Mae Hazelbaker, was 31. She married Karl Keene on 11 June 1921, in Indiana, United States. She lived in Mill Township, Grant, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Center MM, Grant, Indiana, United States in 1920. She died on 23 March 1990, in Gas City, Grant, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Gas City, Grant, Indiana, United States.

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William Monroe Butler
Ada Lettie Jones
Marriage: 20 January 1951

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    William Monroe Butler



20 January 1951
Marion, Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 1

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ada Keen in household of Karl Keen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ada Jones in household of John Jones, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ada Jones in household of John W Jones, "United States Census, 1910"

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