John Ben Stotts

Indiana, United States

The Life of John Ben

When John Ben Stotts was born in 1880, in Indiana, United States, his father, Robert Duncan Stotts, was 29 and his mother, Eliza Jane Phipps, was 30. He married Nora M. Bowman about 1905. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Madison Township, Daviess, Indiana, United States for about 20 years and Odon, Madison Township, Daviess, Indiana, United States in 1930.

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John Ben Stotts
Nora M. Bowman
Marriage: about 1905
Carvel John Stotts

Spouse and Children

about 1905


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 26

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 32

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; probably a variant of Stott , or possibly an Americanized form of Stotz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Ben Stotts, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John B Stotts, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John B Stotts, "United States Census, 1910"

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