Marie Azelina Singleton

April 1897–13 October 1960 (Age 63)
Arnaudville, St. Martin, Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of Marie Azelina

When Marie Azelina Singleton was born in April 1897, in Arnaudville, St. Martin, Louisiana, United States, her father, Alfred Singleton, was 45 and her mother, Emma Johnson, was 32. She lived in Police Jury Ward 5, St. Martin, Louisiana, United States for about 40 years. She died on 13 October 1960, at the age of 63, and was buried in Arnaudville, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Singleton
Emma Johnson
Honore Henry Singleton
Solomon Singleton
Sidney Singleton
Marie Nancy Singleton
Noah Singleton
Marie Azelina Singleton
Elodie Singleton
William Singleton

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 1
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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 3
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 19
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

English (Lancashire and West Yorkshire):habitational name from Singleton (Lancashire), probably from Old English scingol ‘shingle, wooden roof tile’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. Bearers of this surname are said to be descended from Ughtred de Sinleton, holder of lands in Amounderness wapentake (Lancashire) c. 1160–90. This name was first recorded in Ireland in 1308 and firmly established in Louth and Monaghan during the 17th century.habitational name from Singleton (Sussex), probably from Old English sængel, sengel ‘bundle, tuft’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

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Sources (9)

  • Azeline Singleton in household of William Singleton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Azelina Singleton, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"
  • Azehma Singleton in household of Alfred Singleton, "United States Census, 1900"

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