Estelle Ash

1904–1997 (Age 93)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Estelle

Estelle Ash was born on 12 March 1904, in Louisiana, United States. She married Obie Dan Milton Sr. on 17 January 1925, in Pike, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Osyka, Pike, Mississippi, United States in 1930 and Beat 2, Pike, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died on 24 March 1997, in Jasper, Texas, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Jasper, Jasper, Texas, United States.

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Estelle Ash
Obie Dan Milton Sr.
Marriage: 17 January 1925
Obie Dan Milton Jr.

Spouse & Children

17 January 1925
Pike, Mississippi, United States


World Events (8)

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 1

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 3

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.

Age 25

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

1 English: from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ (Old English æsc), hence a topographic name for someone living by an ash tree or a habitational name from any of the many places in southern and central England named with this word (Derbyshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Kent, Surrey, Shropshire, Somerset, and elsewhere).2 In New England, Ash is commonly found for French Dufresne , with the same meaning.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an acronym for Yiddish AltSHul ( see Altschul ) or AyznSHtot ( see Eisenstadt ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Estelle Milton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Estelle Milton in household of Obie Milton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Estelle Ash Milton in entry for Obie Dan Milton Jr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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