Ada Baldridge

Brief Life History of Ada

When Ada Baldridge was born in 1887, in Sharp, Arkansas, United States, her father, Zachary Buchanan Baldridge, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Isabelle Bellah, was 19. She married Edward Collins Sr. on 12 June 1906, in Sharp, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Thayer, Oregon, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Lincoln, Arkansas, United States in 1920.

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Family Time Line

Edward Collins Sr.
1889–
Ada Baldridge
1887–
Marriage: 12 June 1906
Anna B Collins
1904–
Walter Collins
1905–
Edward Allen Collins II
1907–1965
Alvin Lee Collins
1909–1975
John Collins
1912–
James Collins
1913–1969

Sources (10)

  • Sallie Collins in household of Robert Collins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ada Baldridge, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Ada Baldridge in entry for Richard J Wellinger and Ressie M Dudley, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

World Events (8)

1888 · Bauxite Mining Began

Bauxite a rock with relatively high aluminum content, is the main source of aluminum for the world. When it was discovered in Arkansas it changed the state. The city of Bauxite, Arkansas was the site of the discovery.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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.

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English (North Yorkshire and Durham): from the Middle English personal name Baldri(c) (see Baldry ).

Possibly also an altered form of German Baldrich, a cognate of 1 above.

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

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