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
1889–1964
Lela Mae Stouard
1895–1985
Marriage: 4 August 1918
Nellie L Ham
1920–2016
Martha Jean Ham
1924–2016
Murry Myrl Ham
1926–2009

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 August 1918
Breckenridge, Stephens, Texas, United States
children

(3)

    Nellie L Ham

    Female1920–2016Female

    Martha Jean Ham

    Female1924–2016Female

    Murry Myrl Ham

    Male1926–2009Male

Parents and Siblings

    John William Stouard

    Male1867–1929Male

    Lavinia Ellen Cook

    Female1872–1897Female

siblings

(5)

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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.

Possible Related Names

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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