Rita Mary Flading

Female9 November 1925–14 November 1999

Brief Life History of Rita Mary

When Rita Mary Flading was born on 9 November 1925, in Mifflintown, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Ambrose James Flading, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Ellen Smith, was 24. She married Thomas Robert Gash Jr. on 7 October 1943, in McKeesport, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Mifflin Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 November 1999, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park, North Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Thomas Robert Gash Jr.
Rita Mary Flading
Marriage: 7 October 1943
Paula Lee Kovack

Sources (10)

  • Rita Flading in household of Ambrose Flading, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rita Flading, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Rita Flading Gash, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 October 1943McKeesport, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.


    Age 4

    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.

    1945 · Peace in a Post War World

    Age 20

    The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

    Name Meaning

    German (rarely Fläming): ethnic name for someone from Flanders, from Middle High German vlaeminc. See also Flemming .

    Altered form of Dutch Vlaming , cognate with 1 above.

    English: variant of Fleming , cognate with 1 above.

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

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