Sophia Mae Stanley

Female16 October 1943–16 June 2023

Brief Life History of Sophia Mae

When Sophia Mae Stanley was born on 16 October 1943, in Jackson, Clarke, Alabama, United States, her father, Garrett Stanley, was 35 and her mother, Nancy Josephine Dolbear, was 33. She married Richard Peter McMullen on 29 September 1962, in Alabama, United States. She lived in United States in 1949 and Election Precinct 3 Jackson, Clarke, Alabama, United States in 1950. She died on 16 June 2023, in Jackson, Clarke, Alabama, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Jackson, Clarke, Alabama, United States.

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Richard Peter McMullen
Sophia Mae Stanley
Marriage: 29 September 1962

Sources (3)

  • Sophia Stanley, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Sophia Stanley, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Sophia Mae Stanley in entry for Stephen Edward Warnock and Carol Lynette McMullen, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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  • Marriage
    29 September 1962Alabama, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1944 · The G.I Bill

    Age 1

    The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

    1945 · Peace in a Post War World

    Age 2

    The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

    1964 · The Twenty-Fourth Amendment

    Age 21

    The Twenty-fourth Amendment prohibits both all the states and Congress from swaying the right to vote in elections on payment of a poll tax or other types of tax.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places called Stanley, including those in Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Durham, Gloucestershire, and Wiltshire, named with Old English stān ‘stone, rock’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. This English name has been established in Ireland since the 13th century where it was Gaelicized as de Stainléigh.

    English: possibly also a variant of Stoneley, a habitational name from Stoneley Green in Burland (Cheshire), Stoneleigh (Warwickshire), or Stonely in Kimbolton (Huntingdonshire), all named with Old English stān ‘stone, rock’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

    Americanized form of any of various like-sounding names in other languages, for example Polish Stanislawski , Greek Anastasiou , and Serbian Stojadinov (patronymic from the personal name Stojadin).

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

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