Josephine Stoerig

Female26 January 1881–

Brief Life History of Josephine

When Josephine Stoerig was born on 26 January 1881, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, her father, Bernard Stoerig, was 29 and her mother, Katherine Harbrecht, was 28. She married Jesse Clay Pelton on 13 July 1908, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Springfield Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Dayton, Campbell, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Muehlmann
1889–1958
Josephine Stoerig
1881–
Marriage: 8 February 1919
Charles Patrick Pelton
1902–1975

Sources (15)

  • Josephine Muehlman in household of Alferd Muehlman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Josephine Stoerig, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Alfred Muehlman in entry for Alfred Muehlman, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 February 1919Hamilton, Ohio, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 1

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1892 · The Radio is invented

    Age 11

    Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 31

    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

    From French Joséphine, a feminine equivalent of Joseph formed with the diminutive suffix -ine. It is now widely used in the English-speaking world. Notable bearers have included the British social reformer Josephine Butler ( 1828–1906 ) and the American-born French dancer and singer Josephine Baker ( 1906–75 ).

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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