Lillie Belle Stoddard

Female31 May 1865–31 August 1889

Brief Life History of Lillie Belle

When Lillie Belle Stoddard was born on 31 May 1865, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, her father, Sheldon Stoddard, was 35 and her mother, Julia Jane Hunt, was 33. She died on 31 August 1889, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in Pioneer Memorial Cemetery, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Sheldon Stoddard
Julia Jane Hunt
Mary Aurelia Stoddard
Evaline Stoddard
Harriet Ann Stoddard
Lillie Belle Stoddard

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Lillie Belle Stoddard - birth-name: Lillie Belle Stoddard
  • Belle Stoddard, "California Deaths and Burials, 1776-2000"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lillie Belle Stoddard - Church record: birth-name: Lillie Belle Stoddard

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 4

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

1872 · The First National Park

Age 7

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for someone who looked after a stud of horses, from Middle English and Older Scots stod(e), stud(e) ‘establishment where horses were bred’, ‘herd of stallions or mares’ + herd(e) ‘herdsman’.

English: variant of Stothard, an occupational name for a keeper of cattle or horses, from Middle English stot ‘steer, bullock’ or ‘horse’ + herd(e) ‘herdsman’. The name was probably confused with Stodeherd ‘keeper of stud-horses’ (see above).

History: The Stoddard family of Boston, MA, was introduced by Anthony Stoddard (1600–1686), who settled there in 1639. Solomon Stoddard (1643–1728/9) was a prominent Congregational clergyman in MA, the grandfather of Jonathan Edwards, and progenitor of many noted descendants.

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

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