Leah C Ayers

Female30 July 1895–23 December 1987

Brief Life History of Leah C

When Leah C Ayers was born on 30 July 1895, in Kalkaska, Kalkaska, Michigan, United States, her father, Clarence Edward Ayers, was 35 and her mother, Juliet Emily Beebe, was 27. She lived in Excelsior Township, Kalkaska, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Traverse Township, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States in 1910. She died on 23 December 1987, in West Palm Beach, Dade, Florida, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Edward Ayers
1860–1911
Juliet Emily Beebe
1867–1918
Harry Porter Ayers Sr
1890–1966
Zara E. Ayers
1893–1894
Leah C Ayers
1895–1987

Sources (4)

  • Leah C Ayers in household of Cla* Ayers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Leah Ayers, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • C Leah Ayers in household of Clarence E Ayers, "United States Census, 1910"

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Siblings (3)

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.

1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 3

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: derivative of Ayer , with excrescent -s. The -s may represent a trace of the Latin nominative singular in heres ‘heir’, but it may also signify the son or servant of someone known as ‘the heir’, i.e. someone who was heir to some great estate.

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

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