Ernest Edgar Stolp

Male30 December 1897–27 December 1985

Brief Life History of Ernest Edgar

When Ernest Edgar Stolp was born on 30 December 1897, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, George Ernest Stolp, was 28 and his mother, Bessie Vaughn Clark, was 21. He married Dorothy Kathryn Steele about 1920. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Minocqua, Oneida, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. He died on 27 December 1985, in Wood, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Nekoosa, Wood, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Edgar Stolp
Dorothy Kathryn Steele
Marriage: about 1920
Ernest Edgar Stolp Jr
Northam Hoyt Stolp
Nancy Ann Stolp

Sources (18)

  • Ernest E Stolp, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Ernest Edgar Stolp, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"
  • Ernest Edgar Stolp, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1920
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 1

    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.

    1900 · The Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal

    Age 3

    Historically known as the Chicago Drainage Canal, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal is a canal system that connects the Chicago River to the Des Plaines River. It reverses the direction of the Chicago River, which now flows out of Lake Michigan rather than into it. It is one of two canals that helps navigation to ships traveling between the Great Lakes Waterway and the Mississippi River system.


    Age 23

    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Armin, Dieter, Horst, Theresia, Uwe, Volker.

    East German: habitational name from any of the places called Stolp or Stolpe in Pomerania, Mecklenburg, and Brandenburg.

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

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