Joseph Harvey Stonesifer

7 November 1877–15 January 1974 (Age 96)
Taneytown, Carroll, Maryland, United States

The Life of Joseph Harvey

When Joseph Harvey Stonesifer was born on 7 November 1877, in Taneytown, Carroll, Maryland, United States, his father, Jacob Henry Stonesifer, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Wentz, was 42. He married Annie Kate Smith on 10 April 1900. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Manheim Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and West Manheim, West Manheim Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died on 15 January 1974, at the age of 96, and was buried in Rest Haven Cemetery, Penn Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Harvey Stonesifer
Annie Kate Smith
Marriage: 10 April 1900
Blanche E Stonesifer

Spouse and Children

10 April 1900


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Henry Stonesifer


    Elizabeth Wentz




    Mary Jane Stonesifer


    Savannah Elizabeth Stonesifer



    Amelia C Stonesifer


    Emma Susan Stonesifer


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 26

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Steinseifer ( see Stonecipher ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Harvey J Stonesifer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph H Stonesifer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harvey Stonesifer, "United States Census, 1930"

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