Franklin H. Stofelt

16 November 1876–
Huron Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Franklin H.

When Franklin H. Stofelt was born on 16 November 1876, in Huron Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States, his father, Edward Charles Stoflet, was 29 and his mother, Mary Eliza Reading, was 25. He married Anne Otte on 9 April 1900, in Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Wayne, Michigan, United States for about 34 years.

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Family Time Line

Franklin H. Stofelt
Anne Otte
Marriage: 9 April 1900
Henry Stoflet
Josie Stoflet

Spouse and Children

9 April 1900
Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada



    Josie Stoflet


Parents and Siblings



    Valera Stoflet




    Stela M. Stoflet


    Mary Jane Stoflet


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 3

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 31

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Variant of German Stofflet .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Frank Stoflet, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Franklin Stoflet in household of Edward Stoflet, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Franklin H Stofles, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"

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