Eleanor Ruth Stinchfield

Female29 July 1919–17 January 1986

Brief Life History of Eleanor Ruth

When Eleanor Ruth Stinchfield was born on 29 July 1919, in Clinton, Kennebec, Maine, United States, her father, John Field Stinchfield, was 31 and her mother, Sabra Ellen Brown, was 22. She married Morgan Foster Leach on 5 October 1934, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Prospect, Waldo, Maine, United States in 1935 and Stockton Springs, Waldo, Maine, United States in 1940. She died on 17 January 1986, in Bucksport, Lincoln, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 66, and was buried in Bucksport, Lincoln, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America.

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Morgan Foster Leach
Eleanor Ruth Stinchfield
Marriage: 5 October 1934
Venora H. Leach

Sources (8)

  • Eleanor R Stinchfield in household of Sabra E Stinchfield, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elinor R Stinchfield, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"
  • Eleanor R Stinchfield Lozier, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1934Maine, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

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

    1920 · Woman's Suffrage Referendum 1920

    Age 1

    The voting ballet from September 13, 1920 included a veto referendum that would give women the right to vote in the presidential elections. The referendum won, with 88,080 votes (74.30%) supporting the change. This resulted in women from Maine being among the first in the country to obtain suffrage.

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 18

    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. Neither the placename nor the surname are found in current British records. Compare Stanchfield , Stinchcomb .

    History: John Stinchfield immigrated from England to Gloucester, MA, in 1735.

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

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