Ella La Vonia Arthur

26 January 1893–22 June 1939 (Age 46)
Nacogdoches, Texas, United States

The Life of Ella La Vonia

When Ella La Vonia Arthur was born on 26 January 1893, in Nacogdoches, Texas, United States, her father, Augustus A. Arthur, was 29 and her mother, Matilda Neely, was 22. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Nacogdoches, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 1, Nacogdoches, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 22 June 1939, in Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches, Texas, United States, at the age of 46.

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Ella La Vonia Arthur

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Augustus A. Arthur







    Borden Arthur


    Valerie Anna Arthur


    Willie Lawson Arthur


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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 1

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 13

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

An eminent person; high, lofty, exalted, noble, eminent, excellent, proud; a bear; noble, great, generous. Gaelic forms are Art and Artair.

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  • Ella Arthur in household of Mrs. M J Arthur, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ella Arthur in household of A A Arthur, "United States Census, 1900"

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