Elizabeth Ellen Stubbs

11 August 1891–1 February 1984 (Age 92)
Brownville, Piscataquis, Maine, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Ellen

Elizabeth Ellen Stubbs was born on 11 August 1891, in Brownville, Piscataquis, Maine, United States. She married George Aaron Swazey on 12 October 1918, in Piscataquis, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Piscataquis, Maine, United States in 1920 and Milo, Piscataquis, Maine, United States in 1930. She died on 1 February 1984, in Greenville, Piscataquis, Maine, United States, at the age of 92.

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George Aaron Swazey
Elizabeth Ellen Stubbs
Marriage: 12 October 1918
George Aaron Swazey

Spouse and Children

12 October 1918
Piscataquis, Maine, United States


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 7

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

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 the Middle English nickname Stubb ( see Stubbe ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bessie E Swazey in household of George A Swazey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bessie E Swazey in household of George A Swazey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bessie Stubbs in entry for George Aaron Swazey, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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