Ada M Stoltzfus

7 April 1906–February 1977 (Age 70)
Leola, Upper Leacock Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ada M

When Ada M Stoltzfus was born on 7 April 1906, in Leola, Upper Leacock Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry F Stoltzfus, was 25 and her mother, Rebecca B. Stoltzfus, was 26. She married David Y. Lapp on 8 December 1925. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Leacock, Upper Leacock Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Leacock Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. She died in February 1977, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

David Y. Lapp
Ada M Stoltzfus
Marriage: 8 December 1925
Anna Mary Lapp

Spouse and Children

8 December 1925


    Anna Mary Lapp


Parents and Siblings




    Rachel L Stoltzfus


    Sadie S Stoltzfus



    Fannie S Stoltzfus


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Altered form of German Stolzfuss, from Middle Low German Stoltefoth, a nickname composed of the elements stolt ‘proud’ + vōt ‘foot’, denoting someone of haughty gait; alternatively, from Middle High German stolzen ‘to limp’ + fuos ‘leg’, a nickname for someone who walked with a limp.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ada M Stoltzford in household of Henry F Stoltzford, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ada M Stoltzfus in household of Henry F Stoltzfus, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ada Lapp in entry for Mrs Naomi S Glick, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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