Walter Roy Stafford

10 October 1893–12 August 1979 (Age 85)
Laramie, Albany, Wyoming, United States

The Life Summary of Walter Roy

When Walter Roy Stafford was born on 10 October 1893, in Laramie, Albany, Wyoming, United States, his father, George W Stafford, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Maude Roe, was 20. He married Emma Maude Hall on 11 November 1914, in Laramie, Albany, Wyoming, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Rock Creek, Albany, Wyoming, United States in 1930 and Election District 9 Elk Mountain-Widowfield and Kyle Camp, Carbon, Wyoming, United States in 1940. He died on 12 August 1979, in Laramie, Albany, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Laramie, Albany, Wyoming, United States.

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Walter Roy Stafford
Emma Maude Hall
Marriage: 11 November 1914
Eva Louise Stafford

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  • Marriage
    11 November 1914Laramie, Albany, Wyoming, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    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.
    Age 5
    Historical Boundaries - 1898: Albany, Wyoming, United States
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 23
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name principally from Stafford (Staffordshire), but occasionally from other places with similar names, such as Stafford House in Ifield (Sussex), possibly East and West Stowford in East Down (Devon), and three minor places in Devon called Stafford, in Dolton, Broadhembury, and Colyton parishes. The places are all named with Old English ford ‘ford’ as the final element, but have different initial elements. The Staffordshire placename has Old English stæth ‘river bank, shore’; Stafford in Colyton (Devon) has Old English stān ‘stone, rock’; the Sussex placename has Old English stēor ‘steer, bullock’; East and West Stowford (Devon) have Old English stæf ‘staff, stave, rod’; Stafford in Dolton and Stafford in Broadhembury (Devon) may have Old English stæth, stān, or stæf.Irish (Wexford): variant of Stocker .

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Roy Stafford, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Walter Roy Stafford, "Wyoming Marriages, 1869-1923"
    • Walter Roy Stafford, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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