Amelia Eliza Stanley

18 May 1879–25 January 1970 (Age 90)
Greene, Iowa, United States

The Life of Amelia Eliza

When Amelia Eliza Stanley was born on 18 May 1879, in Greene, Iowa, United States, her father, Thomas Stanley, was 30 and her mother, Caroline Jane Coall, was 24. She married John James Townley on 25 October 1899, in Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Rushville Township, Phillips, Kansas, United States for about 20 years and Kirwin Township, Phillips, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 25 January 1970, in Kirwin, Phillips, Kansas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Kirwin, Phillips, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John James Townley
1871–1963
Amelia Eliza Stanley
1879–1970
Marriage: 25 October 1899
Floyd Archer Townley
1901–1936
Arthur Raymond Townley
1904–2002
Leo Townley
1906–
Vernon H Townley
1908–1999
Doris L Townley
1913–2003

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 October 1899
Kansas, United States
children

(5)

    Floyd Archer Townley

    Male1901–1936Male

    Male1904–2002Male

    Leo Townley

    Male1906–Male

    Vernon H Townley

    Male1908–1999Male

    Doris L Townley

    Female1913–2003Female

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Stanley

    Male1849–1920Male

    Caroline Jane Coall

    Female1855–1941Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages

Age 2

Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 24

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Derbyshire, County Durham, Gloucestershire, Staffordshire, Wiltshire, and West Yorkshire, so named from Old English stān ‘stone’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.2 Americanized form of any of various like-sounding names in other European languages, for example Polish Stanislawski and Greek Anastasiou.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amelia Stanley in household of Thos Stanley, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Amelia Stanley in household of Thomas Stanley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Amelia E Townley in household of John J Townley, "United States Census, 1940"

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