Ada Lee Propes

September 1887–14 March 1963 (Age 75)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Ada Lee

When Ada Lee Propes was born in September 1887, in Georgia, United States, her father, Rufus Clark Propes, was 23 and her mother, Etta Leah Isom, was 15. She married Jesse G. Wood on 14 January 1909, in Comanche, Oklahoma, United States. She lived in Lexington Township, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States in 1900 and Lawton, Comanche, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. She died on 14 March 1963, in Kilgore, Gregg, Texas, United States, at the age of 75.

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Jesse G. Wood
Ada Lee Propes
Marriage: 14 January 1909

Spouse and Children

    Jesse G. Wood



14 January 1909
Comanche, Oklahoma, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Rufus Clark Propes


    Etta Leah Isom




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 6

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 20

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): probably an Americanized variant of Propst .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ada Wood in household of Clark R Propes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ada Propes in household of R C Propes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Adah Lee Ormand, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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