Stella Digman

Female5 January 1890–3 June 1963

Brief Life History of Stella

When Stella Digman was born on 5 January 1890, in Elkins, Randolph, West Virginia, United States, her father, George W Digman, was 43 and her mother, Amanda J Hill, was 43. She married William Richard Corley in 1909, in Randolph, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Glade District, Barbour, West Virginia, United States in 1940 and Barker District, Barbour, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 3 June 1963, in Randolph, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Israel Church Cemetery, Kerens, Randolph, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Richard Corley
Stella Digman
Marriage: 1909
Beulah Virginia Corley
Thomas George Corley
Elizabeth Amanda Corley
Anita Pearl Corley
William Henry Corley
Eugene Franklin Corley

Sources (12)

  • Stella Digman in household of T W Jones, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Stella Digman, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Stella Digman Harris, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1909Randolph, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (20)

    +15 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 6

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 8

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1910 · The BSA is Made

    Age 20

    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): variant of Dickman .

    Americanized form of Danish Digmann: either a topographic name, from dik ‘dike’ + man ‘man’, or a nickname for a stout man, from dik ‘fat’ + man ‘man’.

    Americanized form of German Digmann: variant of Dieckmann .

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

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