Esta Ash

1898–1942 (Age 44)
Skelton, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Esta

When Esta Ash was born on 20 July 1898, in Skelton, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States, her father, John B Ash, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Lyon, was 31. She married Earley Claude Law on 17 May 1919, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States. She lived in McClellan Magisterial District, Doddridge, West Virginia, United States in 1910 and Grant Magisterial District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1920. She died on 20 August 1942, in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in West Virginia, United States.

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Esta Ash
Earley Claude Law
Marriage: 17 May 1919

Spouse & Children

17 May 1919
Harrison, West Virginia, United States

Parents & Siblings



  • Smithy Ash


  • Female1889–1946Female

  • Female1890–1972Female

  • Female1898–1942Female

  • Archie Ash


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 12

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Esta Law in household of Earl C Law, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Esto Law in household of Early Law, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Esta Ash in household of Johny B Ash, "United States Census, 1910"

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