Ilah Mae LeSage

9 December 1910–17 March 2010 (Age 99)
Scott Township, Stevens, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Ilah Mae

When Ilah Mae LeSage was born on 9 December 1910, in Scott Township, Stevens, Minnesota, United States, her father, Arthur Erast LeSage, was 23 and her mother, Hazel Mae White, was 22. She married Leo Bernard Grote on 9 November 1935, in Sisseton Township, Marshall, South Dakota, United States. She lived in Framnas Township, Stevens, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 17 March 2010, in Morris, Stevens, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Morris, Stevens, Minnesota, United States.

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Leo Bernard Grote
Ilah Mae LeSage
Marriage: 9 November 1935

Spouse and Children

9 November 1935
Sisseton Township, Marshall, South Dakota, United States

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 4

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 27

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

French: nickname for a wise man, from Old French sage ‘wise’, ‘shrewd’, ‘prudent’ (Late Latin sapius, from sapere ‘taste’, ‘discern’, ‘discriminate’), with the definite article le.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ilah Grote in household of Leo Grote, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Le Sage in household of Arthur Le Sage, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ila Lasage in household of Arthur Lasage, "United States Census, 1920"

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