Ellen Stough

23 January 1922–5 January 2003 (Age 81)
West Manchester Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Stough was born on 23 January 1922, in West Manchester Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Charles Paul Stough, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth B. Kessler, was 28. She died on 5 January 2003, at the age of 80.

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Charles Paul Stough
1894–1983
Elizabeth B. Kessler
1893–1983
Ellen Stough
1922–2003
Anna Maye Stough
1931–2010

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 22

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Stauch.2 metonymic occupational name for a maker of scarves.3 habitational name from places named Stauch in the Rhineland and Saxony.

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

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