Zola Alma Vance

28 April 1916–2003 (Age 86)
Ashlock Cemetery, Polk Township, Madison, Missouri, United States

The Life of Zola Alma

When Zola Alma Vance was born on 28 April 1916, in Ashlock Cemetery, Polk Township, Madison, Missouri, United States, her father, John David Vance, was 25 and her mother, Avarah Elizabeth Lashley, was 26. She married Telly Hugo Pinkley on 3 May 1936. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Polk Township, Madison, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died in 2003, at the age of 87, and was buried in Madison, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Telly Hugo Pinkley
Zola Alma Vance
Marriage: 3 May 1936
Donald Maurice Pinkley
Margaret Darlene Pinkley
William Daniel Pinkley
John Gerald Pinkley
Sharon Mae Pinkley
Kenneth Wayne Pinkley
Dorothy Elaine Pinkley

Spouse and Children

3 May 1936


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Avarah Elizabeth Lashley




World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 15

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: topographic name for someone who lived by a fen or marsh, Old English fenn. Compare Fann .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Zola Vance in household of John Vance, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mrs Zola Alma Pinkley Vestal, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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