Esther Lee Nations

28 July 1914–9 September 1996 (Age 82)
Barry, Pike, Illinois, United States

The Life of Esther Lee

When Esther Lee Nations was born on 28 July 1914, in Barry, Pike, Illinois, United States, her father, George W "Jack" Nations, was 50 and her mother, Dora Mae Likes, was 36. She married James Clifford Word on 14 October 1934, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. She died on 9 September 1996, at the age of 82, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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James Clifford Word
Esther Lee Nations
Marriage: 14 October 1934

Spouse and Children

14 October 1934
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    George W "Jack" Nations


    Dora Mae Likes




    Joy M Nations


    Ada Hope Nations



World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 11

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Nation .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Esther L Nations in household of George W Natiors, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Esterle Nations, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Esther Lee Nations Word, "Find A Grave Index"

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