Ada Bell Sandridge

Female3 August 1886–5 November 1958

Brief Life History of Ada Bell

When Ada Bell Sandridge was born on 3 August 1886, in Virginia, United States, her father, George Nicholas Sandridge, was 30 and her mother, Mary Alice Alford, was 19. She had at least 7 sons and 1 daughter with Andrew Everett Brown. She lived in Middle River District, Augusta, Virginia, United States for about 40 years. She died on 5 November 1958, in Waynesboro, Virginia, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Waynesboro, Virginia, United States.

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Andrew Everett Brown
Ada Bell Sandridge
Dennis Harmon Brown
Gladys M Brown
John David Brown
John D Brown
Osborne Nicholas Brown
Clyde L Brown
Clyde Lester Brown
Thomas M Brown

Sources (17)

  • Ada B Sandrich in household of George Sandrich, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sandridge, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • Ada Bell Brown, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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Children (8)

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Siblings (14)

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 8

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.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 20

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

English: habitational name from any of the places so named in Devon, Hertfordshire, and Wiltshire. The first two were named with Old English sand ‘sand’ + hrycg ‘ridge’.

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

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