Albert Walter Sterns

27 November 1893–5 May 1974 (Age 80)
Atkinson, Holt, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Albert Walter

When Albert Walter Sterns was born on 27 November 1893, in Atkinson, Holt, Nebraska, United States, his father, William J. H. Sterns, was 29 and his mother, Annie Prudence Johnson, was 22. He married Laura Catherine Barnes in 1914, in Bloomfield, Knox, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Shields Township, Holt, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Pleasant View Township, Holt, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. He died on 5 May 1974, in O'Neill, Holt, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Atkinson, Holt, Nebraska, United States.

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Albert Walter Sterns
Laura Catherine Barnes
Marriage: 1914
Edward W. Sterns
Evelyn Elizabeth Sterns
Mildred Elnora Sterns
Anna Arlene Sterns
Donald Albert Sterns

Spouse and Children

Bloomfield, Knox, Nebraska, United States


    Edward W. Sterns


    Evelyn Elizabeth Sterns


    Mildred Elnora Sterns


    Anna Arlene Sterns


    Donald Albert Sterns


Parents and Siblings



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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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
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: patronymic from Stern 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Albert W Sterns, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Albert Sterns, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Albert W Sterns, "United States Census, 1920"

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