Ercell Sarah Fristoe

Female18 November 1890–24 July 1981

Brief Life History of Ercell Sarah

When Ercell Sarah Fristoe was born on 18 November 1890, in Warren, Virginia, United States, her father, Luther Henry Fristoe, was 25 and her mother, Ruby Ewan Rogers, was 28. She married Carson Lee Brown in 1912, in Jefferson, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in South River District, Warren, Virginia, United States for about 30 years. She died on 24 July 1981, in Front Royal, Warren, Virginia, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Front Royal, Warren, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carson Lee Brown
1885–1959
Ercell Sarah Fristoe
1890–1981
Marriage: 1912
Emmert Joyce Brown
1919–1919

Sources (13)

  • Ercell G Brown in household of Carson L Brown, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fristoe, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • Ercell Gertrude Fristoe, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1912Jefferson, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

    Age 4

    On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 6

    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.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 26

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Apparently of English or Welsh origin, but unexplained. The familywas established in the Rappahannock valley in the 1660s.

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

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