Fern Stockwell

8 August 1896–20 October 1945 (Age 49)
Stowe, Lamoille, Vermont, United States

The Life of Fern

When Fern Stockwell was born on 8 August 1896, in Stowe, Lamoille, Vermont, United States, her father, Bert Elbridge Stockwell, was 44 and her mother, Eldora Mary Gates, was 40. She died on 20 October 1945, in Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bert Elbridge Stockwell
Eldora Mary Gates
Frances Gates Stockwell
Mildred Julia Stockwell
Fern Stockwell

Parents and Siblings

    Bert Elbridge Stockwell


    Eldora Mary Gates




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 14

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place now in Greater London, so called from Old English stocc ‘tree trunk’, ‘plank bridge’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Fern A Stockwell in household of Eldora M Stockwell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Fern M Stockwell in household of Eldora M Stockwell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fern M Stockwell, "Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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