George Stokesberry

21 November 1895–17 May 1954 (Age 58)
Queen City, Schuyler, Missouri, United States

The Life of George

When George Stokesberry was born on 21 November 1895, in Queen City, Schuyler, Missouri, United States, his father, William Harvey Stokesberry, was 27 and his mother, Della Jane Little, was 18. He married Edith Marie Huffman on 5 June 1918, in Morrow Township, Adair, Missouri, United States. He lived in Adair, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Wilson Township, Adair, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 17 May 1954, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Green Castle Cemetery, Green Castle, Sullivan, Missouri, United States.

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George Stokesberry
Edith Marie Huffman
Marriage: 5 June 1918

Spouse and Children

5 June 1918
Morrow Township, Adair, Missouri, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 17

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

Origin unidentified. Possibly an English habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

Sources (3)

  • George Stokesbery, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Stokesberry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Stokesberry in entry for Henry L Hudson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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