Monna Elza

5 February 1915–May 1985 (Age 70)
Whitmer, Randolph, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Monna

When Monna Elza was born on 5 February 1915, in Whitmer, Randolph, West Virginia, United States, her father, Lafayette Salem Elza, was 39 and her mother, Maxie A. Jordan, was 34. She had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Noah Luther Teats. She lived in Dryfork, Randolph, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died in May 1985, in Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Noah Luther Teats
Monna Elza
Betty Blanche Teats
Reda Lorene Teats
Lonnie Richard Teats
Leanna Catherine Teats

Spouse and Children



    Betty Blanche Teats


    Reda Lorene Teats


    Lonnie Richard Teats


    Leanna Catherine Teats


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

From a short form of the personal name Elisabeth ( see Elizabeth ), though the language of origin is unidentified.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Monna Elza in household of Salem Elza, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mona Elza in household of Salem Elza, "United States Census, 1920"

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