William Henry Stemmons

Male26 September 1904–31 May 2003

Brief Life History of William Henry

When William Henry Stemmons was born on 26 September 1904, in Bowers Mill, Lawrence, Missouri, United States, his father, William Sandy Stemmons, was 43 and his mother, Alma Mae Zimmerman, was 28. He married Mary Louise Fischer on 21 March 1946. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Lawrence, Missouri, United States in 1950 and La Russell, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 2001. He died on 31 May 2003, in Avilla, Jasper, Missouri, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Jasper, Missouri, United States.

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William Henry Stemmons
Mary Louise Fischer
Marriage: 21 March 1946
Mary Louise Stemmons

Sources (11)

  • William H Stemmond, "United States 1950 Census"
  • William H Stemmons, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • William H. Stemmons, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 March 1946
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 2

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    1906 · Licencing Butchers

    Age 2

    A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.


    Age 27

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from Sleeman .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Story Highlight

    A few William H. Stemmons memories by William Leslie Stemmons

    A few William H. Stemmons memories I am William L. “young” Bill” Stemmons. I got my uncle Bill who raised me in a critical time of my life, to share a few me …

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