Ethel Maud Ash

1875–
St Johns, Clinton, Michigan

The Life of Ethel Maud

When Ethel Maud Ash was born on 27 March 1875, her father, Zachary Taylor Ash, was 24 and her mother, Ida Hulda Warren, was 21. She lived in Duplain, Clinton, Michigan, United States for about 50 years.

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Family Time Line

Zachary Taylor Ash
1850–1913
Ida Hulda Warren
1853–1951
Ethel Maud Ash
1875–
Winfield K Ash
1880–1960
Lola Blythe Ash
1882–1937
Russell Elmer Ash
1886–1956

Parents & Siblings

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 4

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 31

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Eathel M Ash in household of Russel E Ash, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ethel M Ash in household of Russel E Ash, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ethel M Ash in household of Zach T Ash, "United States Census, 1880"

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