Stella G. Wakefield

1881–1930 (Age 49)
Polk, Missouri, United States

The Life of Stella G.

When Stella G. Wakefield was born on 5 September 1881, in Polk, Missouri, United States, her father, Robert Alexander Wakefield, was 26 and her mother, Susan Elizabeth Winton, was 26. She lived in Madison Township, Polk, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Madison Township, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died on 7 November 1930, in Polk, Missouri, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Akard Cemetery, East Madison Township, Polk, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Alexander Wakefield
1854–1931
Susan Elizabeth Winton
1854–1905
John Lawrence Wakefield
1877–1955
William Eugene Wakefield
1879–1935
Stella G. Wakefield
1881–1930
James H Wakefield
1883–1948
Thomas A Wakefield
1885–
Bertha L. Wakefield
1891–1962
Vescha Wakefield
1892–
Albert L. Wakefield
1899–1981

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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.
1883 · Anaconda Established

Age 2

In 1883, Marcus Daly established the town of Anaconda, Montana. It was at the same time that the smelting works in Anaconda was established.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 15

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city of Wakefield in West Yorkshire, and probably also from a place of the same name in Northamptonshire. Both are named from an Old English wacu ‘vigil’, ‘festival’ (a derivative of wac(i)an ‘to watch or wake’) + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’, i.e. a patch of open land where a fair was held.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Stella Wakefield in household of Robert A Wakefield, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Stella G Wakefield in household of Robert A Wakefield, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Stelle Wakefield in household of Robert Wakefield, "United States Census, 1920"

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