Ethel Stillman

Femaleabout 1875–

Brief Life History of Ethel

Ethel Stillman was born about 1875, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States. She married Allyn Allston Stillman about 1900, in United States.

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Allyn Allston Stillman
1870–1913
Ethel Stillman
1875–
Marriage: about 1900

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  • Marriage
    about 1900United States
  • World Events (3)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 0

    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.

    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

    Age 0

    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

    1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

    Age 42

    Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Stillmann: variant of Still .

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname or artificial name from German still ‘calm, quiet’ + Mann ‘man’ (Yiddish shtil + man).

    English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stile or steep ascent, from Middle English stile, stigel, stighel, steghel ‘stile; steep ascent’ (Old English stigel, stigol) + -man. See also Stile and compare Stiller .

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

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