Ethel Agnes Ash

1908–1986 (Age 78)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Ethel Agnes

When Ethel Agnes Ash was born on 31 January 1908, in Missouri, United States, her father, Raphael Luke Ash, was 25 and her mother, Sadie Belle Brasfield, was 15. She had at least 1 daughter with Charles Douglas Tart. She lived in Chickasawba, Mississippi, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Chickasawba Township, Mississippi, Arkansas, United States in 1940. She died in February 1986, in Beulah, Mercer, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 78.

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Ethel Agnes Ash
Charles Douglas Tart
Ethel Charlene Tart

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Parents & Siblings



  • Female1908–1986Female

  • Marion Ash


  • Marion Ash


  • Male1912–1993Male

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 14

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Ethel Reed in household of Sadie Reed, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ethel A Tart in household of Charles E Tart, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethel Ash in household of Raphael Ash, "United States Census, 1910"

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