Raymond Timothy Stokes

14 May 1894–18 September 1986 (Age 92)
Clay Center, Clay, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Raymond Timothy

When Raymond Timothy Stokes was born on 14 May 1894, in Clay Center, Clay, Kansas, United States, his father, Daniel J Stokes, was 40 and his mother, Mary Josephine Wadley, was 39. He married Aileen B Purl on 27 October 1919, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Prineville, Crook, Oregon, United States in 1930 and Simms Election Precinct, Walla Walla, Washington, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 18 September 1986, in Riverside, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Riverside, Riverside, California, United States.

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Raymond Timothy Stokes
Edith Dacotah Henry
Marriage: 11 September 1920
Infant Stokes
Eleanor Stokes

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  • Marriage
    11 September 1920Westhope, Bottineau, North Dakota, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    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.
    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
    Age 10
    St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 24
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 18887;2007: 43808; 2010: 61639)English (Staffordshire and Warwickshire): variant of Stoke with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s. This name has been established in Ireland since the 14th century.

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Raymond Stokes, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Raymond T. Stokes, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Raymond Timothy Stokes, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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