Gladys Dora Ash

16 June 1895–20 August 1969 (Age 74)
Milan, Sumner, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Gladys Dora

When Gladys Dora Ash was born on 16 June 1895, in Milan, Sumner, Kansas, United States, her father, Walter Peyton Ash, was 22 and her mother, Mary Ludemela Sojka, was 22. She married Stanley Gaines Farmer on 25 November 1914, in Comanche, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Chattanooga, Comanche, Oklahoma, United States in 1930 and Columbia, Boone, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 20 August 1969, in Lawton, Comanche, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Stanley Gaines Farmer
Gladys Dora Ash
Marriage: 25 November 1914
James Walter Farmer
Leo Conrad Farmer
Valera Edna Farmer
Stanley Doyle Farmer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 November 1914Comanche, Oklahoma, United States
  • Children


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    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.
    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
    Age 9
    St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 21
    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

    English: from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ (Old English æsc), hence a topographic name for someone living by an ash tree or a habitational name from any of the many places in southern and central England named with this word (Derbyshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Kent, Surrey, Shropshire, Somerset, and elsewhere).Americanized form of German Asch and Esch , the latter ultimately also of Swiss German origin (see Oesch ).Americanized form (translation into English) of French Dufresne , with the same meaning as 1 above.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Gladys Farmer in household of Stanley G Farmer, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Gladys D Ash, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
    • Gladys Farmer in household of S G Farmer, "United States Census, 1920"

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