Ina Leona Stoltz

26 September 1894–17 January 1968 (Age 73)
Portland, Jay, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ina Leona

When Ina Leona Stoltz was born on 26 September 1894, in Portland, Jay, Indiana, United States, her father, Adam V Stoltz, was 40 and her mother, Emeretta Rita Stone, was 29. She lived in Noble Township, Jay, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Noble, Noble Township, Jay, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 17 January 1968, in Portland, Jay, Indiana, United States, at the age of 73.

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Adam V Stoltz
Emeretta Rita Stone
Gertrude Josie Stoltz
Ina Leona Stoltz
Haskell E. Stoltz
Gladys Glenn Stoltz
George Harold Stoltz
Fredrick Lewis Stoltz

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 12

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

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

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Middle High German, German stolz ‘magnificent’, ‘proud’, Yiddish shtolts ‘proud’. The Jewish name is often ornamental.

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

Sources (3)

  • Leona Woltz in household of Adam V Woltz, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ina L Stoltz in household of Adam V Stoltz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ina S Stolz in household of Adam V Stolz, "United States Census, 1900"

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