Ora Jennings Artrip

1893–1980 (Age 87)
Saltpetre, Wayne, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Ora Jennings

When Ora Jennings Artrip was born on 6 February 1893, in Saltpetre, Wayne, West Virginia, United States, his father, William Daniel Artrip, was 38 and his mother, Austacia Stacey Webb, was 36. He lived in Lincoln Magisterial District, Wayne, West Virginia, United States in 1900. He died on 1 August 1980, in Wayne, Wayne, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Fort Gay, Wayne, West Virginia, United States.

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Ora Jennings Artrip
Elizabeth Abigail Wellman

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings



  • Minnie Artrip


  • Boyd P Artrip


  • Lucy Francis Artrip


  • Male1888–1985Male

  • Female1891–1991Female

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

Probably Danish or southern Swedish in origin, a respelling of a habitational name formed with -rup ‘village’, ‘hamlet’ (Old Norse þorp) as the second element.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ora Artrip in household of William Artrip, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ora Artrip, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • 1910 United States Federal Census

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