Lela Mae Stouard

16 November 1895–28 February 1985 (Age 89)
Stephens, Texas, United States

The Life of Lela Mae

When Lela Mae Stouard was born on 16 November 1895, in Stephens, Texas, United States, her father, John William Stouard, was 28 and her mother, Lavinia Ellen Cook, was 23. She married Neal Lemon Ham on 4 August 1918, in Breckenridge, Stephens, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Throckmorton, Texas, United States in 1930 and Commissioner's Precinct 3, Throckmorton, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 28 February 1985, in Temple, Bell, Texas, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Snake Den Cemetery, Stephens, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Neal Lemon Ham
Lela Mae Stouard
Marriage: 4 August 1918
Nellie L Ham
Martha Jean Ham
Murry Myrl Ham

Spouse and Children

4 August 1918
Breckenridge, Stephens, Texas, United States


    Nellie L Ham


    Martha Jean Ham


    Murry Myrl Ham


Parents and Siblings

    John William Stouard


    Lavinia Ellen Cook




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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 6

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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

Variant spelling of Steward .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lela Ham in household of Neil Ham, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lela M Ham in household of Neal L Ham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lela M Ham in household of Neal L Ham, "United States Census, 1920"

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