Ada Ormond

19 October 1894–23 July 1968 (Age 73)
Cove, Cache, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Ada

When Ada Ormond was born on 19 October 1894, in Cove, Cache, Utah Territory, United States, her father, William Charles Ormond, was 38 and her mother, Elizabeth Esther Comish, was 28. She married George Rich on 21 April 1915, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Turner, Caribou, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Grace Election Precinct, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 23 July 1968, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States.

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George Rich
Ada Ormond
Marriage: 21 April 1915
Benjaman George Rich
Wilma Ada Rich
Mary Elizabeth Rich
Parley Landon Rich

Spouse and Children

21 April 1915
Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.

Age 4

Historic Boundaries - 1898: Bannock, Idaho, United States; 1948: Caribou, Idaho, United States
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

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

Irish (common in Cork and Waterford): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ruaidh ‘descendant of Ruadh’, a byname meaning ‘red’, altered by folk etymology to resemble a regional name from the ancient region of East Munster known as Ormond (Gaelic Ur Mhumhain). Ó Ruaidh is also Anglicized as Roe .

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

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My Grandma

Grandma lived with us for a time, so I have a few memories of her. 1. She liked to embroider. After a time she couldn't do it any more, so she started to use embroidery paints on the printed designs …

Sources (3)

  • Ada O Rich in household of George Rich, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ada Rich in household of George Rich, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ada C Ormond in household of William C Ormond, "United States Census, 1900"

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