Esther Pauline Ash

1892–1980 (Age 88)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Esther Pauline

When Esther Pauline Ash was born on 9 July 1892, her father, William Preston Ash, was 48 and her mother, Hester Ann Wilson, was 47. She married John Lucian Frank on 25 January 1912. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Madison, Monroe, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Marion Township, Monroe, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died on 13 December 1980, at the age of 88.

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Esther Pauline Ash
John Lucian Frank
Marriage: 25 January 1912
Jayne Frank

Spouse & Children

25 January 1912
Jackson,, Missouri, United States


  • Jayne Frank


Parents & Siblings

  • William Preston Ash


  • Hester Ann Wilson




  • Female1867–1960Female

  • Ottis O. Ash


  • Anna Pearl Ash


  • Mary J Ash


  • Frank Wilson Ash


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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 12

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 24

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

1 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).2 In New England, Ash is commonly found for French Dufresne , with the same meaning.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an acronym for Yiddish AltSHul ( see Altschul ) or AyznSHtot ( see Eisenstadt ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Pauline Frank in household of Lucian Frank, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Pauline Frank in household of Lucian Frank, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pauline Frank in household of Lucian Frank, "United States Census, 1940"

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