Adela Lexow (1893 - 1982)

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Adela Lexow
1893 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
Adela Lexow was born on December 23, 1893. She died in July 1982 at age 88. We know that Adela Lexow had been residing in Sussex, Waukesha County, Wisconsin 53089.

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Adela Lexow died in July 1982 at 88 years old. She was born on December 23, 1893. There is no information about Adela's family or relationships. We know that Adela Lexow had been residing in Sussex, Waukesha County, Wisconsin 53089.
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In 1893, in the year that Adela Lexow was born, on February 1st, Thomas Edison's motion picture studio on his laboratory grounds in West Orange New Jersey was completed. The studio was called "Black Maria" and the first movie made and viewed in it was of 3 people pretending to be blacksmiths.

In 1915, she was 22 years old when The Birth of a Nation opened in February. A silent film, it was the most ambitious film to date and is considered a classic. Three hours long, it starred Lillian Gish and was directed by D. W. Griffith. The movie was based on the book The Clansman and told the story of two families (one pro-Union and one pro-Confederate) and their relationship during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The KKK was shown as "a heroic force".

In 1921, at the age of 28 years old, Adela was alive when on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1943, at the age of 50 years old, Adela was alive when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1982, in the year of Adela Lexow's passing, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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Nadine Lexow
Aug 4, 1918 - Aug 18, 2009
Emporia, KS
Robert James Lexow
Dec 31, 1932 - Aug 12, 2009
Fairfield, Ohio
Fred Lexow
Oct 15, 1888 - September 1971
Bovey, Minnesota
Edward F Lexow
Aug 10, 1958 - Dec 24, 2002
Minneapolis, MN
Selma Lexow
Jan 7, 1891 - December 1980
Loveland, South Dakota
John F Lexow
Jan 31, 1913 - Jan 25, 1991
Clarence Lexow
Jan 17, 1902 - January 1977
Gladstone, Oregon
Ammiel Lexow
Oct 6, 1899 - April 1961
Raymond Lexow
May 11, 1903 - May 1987
Chapman, Kansas
Pearl M Lexow
Jul 7, 1908 - Sep 4, 1996
Chapman, KS
Adele M Lexow
Jan 23, 1909 - Nov 5, 1988
Washougal, WA
Agnes Lexow
Feb 17, 1891 - February 1974
Englewood, Colorado
Wilton Lexow
Dec 20, 1914 - January 1983
Locust Grove, Virginia
Lucille L Lexow
Apr 19, 1913 - Dec 12, 2002
Locust Grove, VA
Mark S. Lexow
Born: around 1955
TX
Donna F. (Sizemore) Lexow
Born: around 1955
TX
Charles M. Lexow
Born: around 1977
TX
Tamara L. (Duckworth) Lexow
Born: around 1977
TX
Allan T Lexow
around 1884 - Mar 27, 1917
Amelia Lexow
around 1875 - May 5, 1923

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