When Mary Esther Stout was born on 20 October 1895, in Kansas, United States, her father, James Madison Stout, was 48 and her mother, Amanda Della Walters, was 38. She married Ward C Skiff on 16 September 1915. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Fowler, Otero, Colorado, United States in 1910 and Gypsum, Eagle, Colorado, United States in 1920. She died in March 1983, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Cedar Hill Memorial Cemetery, Gypsum, Eagle, Colorado, United States.
nickname from Middle English stout ‘bold, daring, brave’ (Old French estolt, estout, Anglo-Norman French estut, estot, estout ‘bold, fierce, randy, stubborn’).
perhaps occasionally a nickname from Middle English st(o)ut ‘gnat, horse-fly’ (Old English stūt, Old Norse stútr ‘gnat’), possibly used for someone with a biting tongue or for a small, quick-moving person.
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