Alice Ada Mosteller

Brief Life History of Alice Ada

When Alice Ada Mosteller was born on 15 September 1863, in Cass, Georgia, United States, her father, George W. Mosteller, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Hayes, was 21. She married William Wyatt Stokes on 25 December 1878. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Cairo, Thomas, Georgia, United States in 1920 and Cairo, Grady, Georgia, United States in 1930. She died in April 1937, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

William Wyatt Stokes
1851–1938
Alice Ada Mosteller
1863–1937
Marriage: 25 December 1878
Winfield Scott Stokes
1880–1936
Ida Leigh Stokes
1882–1986
Clifford Anderson Stokes
1886–1965
Millard Fillmore Stokes
1888–1965
Horace Grady Stokes
1891–1968
Monroe Jefferson Stokes
1894–1980
Vester Hugh Stokes
1899–1995

Sources (9)

  • Alice Stokes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alice Mosteller Stokes, "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1942"
  • W W Stokes in entry for W S Stokes, "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1942"

World Events (8)

1865

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1865 · The Assassination of a President

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

1886

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Altered form of German Marsteller . See also Masteller .

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

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