Enos Algernon Stoddard

Male2 April 1863–14 April 1944

Brief Life History of Enos Algernon

When Enos Algernon Stoddard was born on 2 April 1863, in Clinton, Michigan, United States, his father, Hiram Loren Stoddard, was 35 and his mother, Lydia Ann Fuller, was 25. He married Edith May Mosher on 23 December 1891, in Ingham, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Lansing Township, Ingham, Michigan, United States in 1938 and Lansing, New Hope, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States for about 2 years. He died on 14 April 1944, in Meridian Township, Ingham, Michigan, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Benton Township Cemetery, Potterville, Eaton, Michigan, United States.

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Enos Algernon Stoddard
Edith May Mosher
Marriage: 23 December 1891
Martha Lydia Stoddard
Murl D Stoddard
Wilber Stoddard
Wilus Stoddard

Sources (34)

  • Alger Stoddard, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ogie E Stoddard, "Michigan, County Marriages Index, 1820-1937"
  • Enos Algernon Stoddard, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    23 December 1891Ingham, Michigan, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    Potterville was first platted in 1868.

    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

    Age 14

    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

    1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

    Age 24

    "The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

    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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