Herbert Ambrose Stanley

24 December 1872–5 November 1951 (Age 78)
Manset, Southwest Harbor, Hancock, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Herbert Ambrose

When Herbert Ambrose Stanley was born on 24 December 1872, in Manset, Southwest Harbor, Hancock, Maine, United States, his father, Ambrose A. Stanley, was 25 and his mother, Ellen M Gott, was 23. He married Ulrica Birlem on 9 November 1895, in Tremont, Hancock, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Cranberry Isles, Lincoln, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America in 1900 and Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, United States for about 30 years. He died on 5 November 1951, in Manset, Southwest Harbor, Hancock, Maine, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hancock, Maine, United States.

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Herbert Ambrose Stanley
Ulrica Birlem
Marriage: 9 November 1895
Lurline Frances Stanley
Elizabeth Stanley
Woodbury A. Stanley
Isabel M. Stanley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 November 1895Tremont, Hancock, Maine, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 3
    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 3
    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.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 24
    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

    (1997: 32463;2007: 70614; 2010: 96867)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’.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Herbert Stanley, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Herbert Ambrose Stanley, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
    • STANLEY in entry for Isabelle M Mcfarland, "Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001"

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