Dr William Coffin Stalker

Male24 April 1864–14 August 1942

Brief Life History of William Coffin

When Dr William Coffin Stalker was born on 24 April 1864, in Livonia, Madison Township, Washington, Indiana, United States, his father, Elisha L Stalker, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Margaret Coffin, was 29. He married Mary Florence Gipson on 24 July 1895, in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Washington Township, Jackson, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 August 1942, in Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Canyon Hill Cemetery, Canyon, Idaho, United States.

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Dr William Coffin Stalker
Mary Florence Gipson
Marriage: 24 July 1895
Mildred Stalker
John Gipson Stalker
Mary Esther Stalker
Beatrice Stalker

Sources (20)

  • William C Stathes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William C Stalker, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
  • William Coffin Stalker, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 July 1895Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.


    Age 19

    Historical Boundaries 1883: Ada, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Ada, Idaho, United States 1892: Canyon, Idaho, United States


    Age 22

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English (Cumberland and Lancashire): occupational name for a stalker of game, or a nickname for someone who walks stealthily or sneaks about, from an agent derivative of Middle English stalk(en) ‘to stalk or approach stealthily, for example in hunting deer’. Compare Stoliker .

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

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