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
1884–1961
Myrtle Mary Straw
1886–1962
Claude Ellis Stahl
1908–1973
Clarence Wayne Stahl
1910–1974
Kathryn P Stahl
1912–1986
Calvin Lee Stahl
1915–1997

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel R. Stahl

    Male1850–1921Male

    Nancy Olive Holmes

    Female1852–1890Female

siblings

(5)

    Mable Blanche Stahl

    Female1881–1906Female

    Clair Stahl

    Male1882–Male

    Male1884–1961Male

    Royal Stahl

    Male1886–Male

    Ward Stahl

    Male1888–Male

World Events (8)

1886

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.

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Sources (3)

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

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