Dollie Stout

11 February 1894–20 September 1918 (Age 24)
Rexburg, Fremont, Idaho, United States

The Life of Dollie

When Dollie Stout was born on 11 February 1894, in Rexburg, Fremont, Idaho, United States, her father, Walter Kellan Stout, was 53 and her mother, Phoebe A Smith, was 44. She married Sidney Clifford Skelton on 25 August 1913, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 20 September 1918, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in Rexburg Cemetery, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sidney Clifford Skelton
Dollie Stout
Marriage: 25 August 1913
Tressie Skelton

Spouse and Children

    Sidney Clifford Skelton



25 August 1913
Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Walter Kellan Stout


    Phoebe A Smith




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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 4

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.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 7

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Irish and English:1. nickname for a brave or powerfully built man, from Middle English stout ‘steadfast’. 2. from the Old Norse byname Stútr ‘gnat’, denoting a small and insignificant person. 3. possibly also a habitational name from a minor place named with the Old English element stūt ‘stumpy hillock’, which is found as a component in various Devon place names.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sally Caber, "Idaho, Jefferson Star, County Cemetery Records, 1800-2000"
  • Dolly Stout in entry for Tressa Skelton, "Idaho, Jefferson Star, County Cemetery Records, 1800-2000"
  • Dollie Stout in entry for Clifford S Sketon, "Idaho, Jefferson Star, County Cemetery Records, 1800-2000"

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