Robert Stoddard

23 May 1874–31 January 1963 (Age 88)
Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Robert

When Robert Stoddard was born on 23 May 1874, in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois, United States, his father, William Stoddart, was 48 and his mother, Euphemia Tullis, was 33. He married Cora May McLin on 25 December 1922. He lived in Lamard Township, Wayne, Illinois, United States for about 20 years and Fairfield Township, Wayne, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 31 January 1963, in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Maple Hill Cemetery, Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois, United States.

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Robert Stoddard
Cora May McLin
Marriage: 25 December 1922

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 1
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike
Age 3
The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 24
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.

Name Meaning

(1997: 5390;2007: 10523; 2010: 14317)English and Scottish: occupational name for someone who looked after a stud of horses, from Middle English and Older Scots stod(e), stud(e) ‘establishment where horses were bred’, ‘herd of stallions or mares’ + herd(e) ‘herdsman’.English: variant of Stothard, an occupational name for a keeper of cattle or horses, from Middle English stot ‘steer, bullock’ or ‘horse’ + herd(e) ‘herdsman’. The name was probably confused with Stodeherd ‘keeper of stud-horses’ (see above).

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

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Sources (10)

  • Robert Stoddardt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert Stoddart, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Robert Stoddart, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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