Ova J Ayers

1901–1972 (Age 71)
Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Ova J

When Ova J Ayers was born on 16 June 1901, in Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Clarence Edgar Ayers, was 24 and his mother, Mattie Atwood, was 19. He married Nola Overturf in April 1919, in Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Saint Louis, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States in 1930 and Shawnee, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 16 November 1972, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States.

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Ova J Ayers
Nola Overturf
Marriage: April 1919
Mabel Ottie Ayers
Mildred Euvone Ayers
Ova J Ayers
Pauline E. Ayers
Glendon Edward Ayers

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April 1919
Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States


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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Age 6

Oklahoma is the 46th state.

Age 19

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: derivative of Ayer . The -s most probably represents 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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ova Ayers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ova Ayers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ova Ayers, "United States Census, 1940"

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