Spear Stahl

18 March 1884–21 June 1961 (Age 77)
Cherryhill Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Spear

When Spear Stahl was born on 18 March 1884, in Cherryhill Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samuel R. Stahl, was 33 and his mother, Nancy Olive Holmes, was 31. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Myrtle Mary Straw. He lived in Sankertown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Taylor Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 21 June 1961, in Bald Eagle, Snyder Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Spear Stahl
Myrtle Mary Straw
Claude Ellis Stahl
Clarence Wayne Stahl
Kathryn P Stahl
Calvin Lee Stahl

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Samuel R. Stahl


    Nancy Olive Holmes




    Mable Blanche Stahl


    Clair Stahl



    Royal Stahl


    Ward Stahl


World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 21

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a smith or armorer, from Middle High German stāl ‘steel’, ‘armor’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Spear Stahl, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Spear Stalel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Shear Stahl, "United States Census, 1930"

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