Flora Della Ames

18 December 1909–September 1996 (Age 86)
Camp Crook, Harding, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Flora Della

When Flora Della Ames was born on 18 December 1909, in Camp Crook, Harding, South Dakota, United States, her father, Paul Grant Ames, was 29 and her mother, Jennie Belle Wright, was 31. She married Roscoe Frederick Tarter in 1924. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Harding, South Dakota, United States for about 15 years and Township 20 Range 1, Harding, South Dakota, United States in 1940. She died in September 1996, in Belle Fourche, Butte, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 86.

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Roscoe Frederick Tarter
Flora Della Ames
Marriage: 1924
Paul Roscoe Tarter

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    Jennie Belle Wright




World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · The Mann Act

Age 1

This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.

Age 23

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old French and Middle English personal name Amys, Amice, which is either directly from Latin amicus ‘friend’, used as a personal name, or via a Late Latin derivative of this, Amicius.2 German: of uncertain origin. Perhaps a nickname for an active person, from a Germanic word related to Old High German amazzig ‘busy’. Compare modern German Ameise ‘ant’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Flora Delle Tarter in household of Roscoe Tarter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Flora Della Ames, "South Dakota State Census, 1935"
  • Flora D Ames in household of Paul G Ames, "United States Census, 1910"

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