Estella LaRue Lindley

15 September 1895–8 April 1995 (Age 99)
Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas, United States

The Life of Estella LaRue

When Estella LaRue Lindley was born on 15 September 1895, in Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas, United States, her father, William Mahlon Lindley, was 45 and her mother, LuNettie Lovewell, was 40. She died on 8 April 1995, in Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas, United States, at the age of 99.

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William Mahlon Lindley
LuNettie Lovewell
Lora Martha Lindley
William Fred Lindley
Estella LaRue Lindley

Parents and Siblings

    William Mahlon Lindley





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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

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.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 28

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from either of two places in West Yorkshire called Lindley, or from Linley in Shropshire and Wiltshire, all named from Old English līn ‘flax’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’, with epenthetic -d-, or from another Lindley in West Yorkshire (near Otley), named in Old English as ‘lime wood’, from lind ‘lime tree’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.Lindley in Leicestershire probably also has this origin, and is a further possible source of the surname.2 German: habitational name from places in Bavaria and Hannover called Lindloh, meaning ‘lime grove’, or a topographic name with the same meaning ( see Linde + Loh ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Estella Lindley in household of Wm M Lindley, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Stella Larue Lindley in household of Nettie Lindley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Estella L Lindley in household of William M Lindley, "United States Census, 1930"

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