Helen Agnes Stumpf

Female20 October 1893–September 1984

Brief Life History of Helen Agnes

When Helen Agnes Stumpf was born on 20 October 1893, in Madison, Illinois, United States, her father, Charles Carolus Stumpf, was 52 and her mother, Francisca Eugene Steiner, was 37. She married Ray Smith Williams on 17 August 1916, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Pettis, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States for about 30 years. She died in September 1984, in Dresden, Pettis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Sedalia Township, Pettis, Missouri, United States.

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Ray Smith Williams
Helen Agnes Stumpf
Marriage: 17 August 1916
Mildred Francis Williams
John Edward Williams

Sources (5)

  • Helen Williams in household of Ray Williams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Helen Williams in household of Ray Williams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen Agnes Williams in household of Ray Williams, "United States Census, 1920"

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  • Marriage
    17 August 1916Missouri, United States
  • Children (2)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 3

    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.

    1910 · Boy Scouts of America

    Age 17

    When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.


    Age 24

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Erwin, Otto, Hans, Alois, Armin, Bernhard, Heinrich, Manfred, Wolfram.

    German: cognate of Stump , from Middle High German stumpf ‘stump’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived on newly cleared land, or a nickname for a short, stout man.

    German: nickname from Middle High German stumpf ‘maimed, mutilated’ for an invalid.

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

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