Hazel Delina Easton

15 May 1914–21 August 1970 (Age 56)
Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Hazel Delina

When Hazel Delina Easton was born on 15 May 1914, in Oklahoma, United States, her father, Ozro James 'Ezra' Easton, was 50 and her mother, Lula Ellen Pratt, was 34. She married Frank M Wilson on 1 February 1932, in Orange, California, United States. She lived in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States in 1920. She died on 21 August 1970, in El Centro, Imperial, California, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Hermosa Cemetery, Colton, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank M Wilson
Hazel Delina Easton
Marriage: 1 February 1932

Spouse and Children

1 February 1932
Orange, California, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Ora James Easton



    Alma Bell Easton


    Vera Lola Easton



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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1917 · The Green Corn Rebellion

Age 3

A farmer’s revolt known as the Green Corn Rebellion resulted due to frustration toward landowners and local authorities. A small group of wealthy landowners obtained property by fraudulent means which forced many Oklahoma farmers into a tenancy in 1917. Many farmers joined the Working Class Union who became hostile toward county officials. Hundreds of men gathered on the farm of John Spears in Sasakwa where they planned to march to Washington to repeal the draft act and end the war. Their plan included eating green corn and beef along the way, which gave the rebellion its name. An informer alerted authorities and their effort was halted as several groups collided with the rebels, firing shots into the air. The men scattered, three were killed, over 400 were arrested, and 150 were convicted and received federal prison sentences.

Age 15

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

Scottish and English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called. Most are from Old English ēast ‘east’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; examples in Devon and the Isle of Wight get their names from the Old English phrase beēastan tūne ‘(place) to the east of the settlement’. Another in Devon gets its first element from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Ælfrīc (composed of the elements ælf ‘elf’ + rīc ‘power’) or Aðelrīc (composed of the elements aðel ‘noble’ + rīc ‘power’). One in Essex is from Old English ēg ‘island’+ stān(as) ‘stone(s)’. Finally Easton Neston in Northamptonshire gets its name from Old English Ēadstānestūn ‘settlement of Ēadstān’, a personal name composed of the elements ēad ‘prosperity’, ‘riches’ + stān ‘stone’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hazel Wilson in household of Frank Wilson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hazel Easton in household of Lula Easton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hazel D Easton, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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