Stanley Earl Hedge

6 September 1897–13 May 1974 (Age 76)
Butte, California, United States

The Life of Stanley Earl

When Stanley Earl Hedge was born on 6 September 1897, in Butte, California, United States, his father, William Thomas Hedge, was 33 and his mother, Emma Strang, was 25. He married Ruby Matilda Metzker on 1 July 1970, in Butte, Alaska, United States. He lived in California, United States in 1935 and Edgewood Judicial Township, Siskiyou, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 13 May 1974, in Paradise, Butte, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Paradise, Butte, California, United States.

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Stanley Earl Hedge
Ruby Matilda Metzker
Marriage: 1 July 1970

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1 July 1970
Butte, Alaska, United States

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 9

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 21

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a hedge, Middle English hegg(e). In the early Middle Ages, hedges were not merely dividers between fields, but had an important defensive function when planted around a settlement or enclosure.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Stanley E Hedge, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Stanley E Hedge in household of N J Langevin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Stanley E Hedge in household of Thomas W Hedge, "United States Census, 1920"

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