Adelaide Massey

26 August 1904–2 August 1975 (Age 70)
Hays, Texas, United States

The Life of Adelaide

When Adelaide Massey was born on 26 August 1904, in Hays, Texas, United States, her father, Edward Ganor Massey, was 43 and her mother, Margaret (Maggie) Hill, was 45. She lived in San Marcos, Hays, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 August 1975, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in San Fernando Cemetery #3, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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William A Moths
Adelaide Massey

Spouse and Children

    William A Moths



Parents and Siblings

    Edward Ganor Massey


    Margaret (Maggie) Hill




    Benjamin Franklin Massey



    Queen Massey



    Molly Viola Massey


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World Events (8)

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 1

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of various places in northern France which get their names from the Gallo-Roman personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum.2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Marcy in La Manche. This surname is preserved in the English place name Stondon Massey.3 English: from a pet form of Matthew .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Addie E Massey in household of Everett Brack, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Addie Massey in household of Will Massey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Addie Massey in household of Maggie M Massey, "United States Census, 1910"

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