Elsie Z Stearly

about 1880–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elsie Z

When Elsie Z Stearly was born about 1880, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John S Stearly, was 36 and her mother, Catherine Zieber, was 31. She married Samuel Dixon Winchell on 31 March 1902, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Samuel Dixon Winchell
Elsie Z Stearly
Marriage: 31 March 1902
June Helena Winchell

Spouse and Children

31 March 1902
Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 25

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 32

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly a variant of English Sturley, Sterley, which has the form of a habitational name, though its source has not been identified.

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

Sources (2)

  • Else Z Stearly in household of John Stearly, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elsie Z Stearly - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Elsie Z Stearly

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