Ola May Tracy

1891–1981 (Age 90)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Ola May

When Ola May Tracy was born on 17 August 1891, in Missouri, United States, her father, John Ross Tracy, was 30 and her mother, Queen Victoria Hartley, was 22. She married James Preston Hoover on 3 April 1913, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Jackson Township, Greene, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Jackson Township, Webster, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 13 September 1981, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Elkland, Webster, Missouri, United States.

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Ola May Tracy
James Preston Hoover
Marriage: 3 April 1913
Beatrice Hoover

Spouse & Children

3 April 1913
Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States


  • Beatrice Hoover


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 13

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

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

1 Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Tracy-Bocage or Tracy-sur-Mer in Calvados, both named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Thracius (a derivative of Latin Thrax, genitive Thracis, ‘Thracian’) + the locative suffix -eium.2 Irish: variant of Treacy .3 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ola M Hoover in household of James P Hoover, "United States Census, 1940"
  • O M Hoover in household of J P Hoover, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ola M Hoover in household of James P Hoover, "United States Census, 1920"

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