Martha Ellen Stitzel

Brief Life History of Martha Ellen

When Martha Ellen Stitzel was born on 19 November 1887, in Lenora, Norton, Kansas, United States, her father, Samuel Calvin Stitzel, was 23 and her mother, Caroline Permelia Hughes, was 24. She married Alma Lehi Fisher on 14 November 1904, in Fremont, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Laurel, Yellowstone, Montana, United States in 1900. She died on 23 January 1907, in Annis, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, at the age of 19, and was buried in Annis, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Alma Lehi Fisher
Martha Ellen Stitzel
Marriage: 14 November 1904
Alma Hiles Fisher
John Floyd Fisher

Sources (20)

  • Martha E Stitzel in household of Samuel C Stitzel, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martha Ellen Stitzel, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
  • Martha E Stitzel, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (7)


Montana is 41st state.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

German: from a diminutive of Stutz, see Stutz 1.

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

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Martha Ellen Stitzel Fisher is the mother of my paternal Grandfather, John Floyd Fisher. Martha married Alma Lehi Fisher five days before her 17th birthday in November 1904. I married my husband, Je …

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