John Irving Stockwell

11 December 1887–1961 (Age 73)
East Douglas, Douglas, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of John Irving

When John Irving Stockwell was born on 11 December 1887, in East Douglas, Douglas, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Byron Augustus Stockwell, was 36 and his mother, Florence E. Cummings, was 40. He married Elizabeth Poole on 14 October 1915, in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1954 and lived in Montclair, Essex, New Jersey, United States for about 5 years and Red Bank, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States in 1942. He died in 1961, at the age of 74, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Douglas, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Irving Stockwell
1887–1961
Elizabeth Poole
1886–
Marriage: 14 October 1915
John Irving Stockwell Jr
1916–2008
Elizabeth Bradshaw Stockwell
1919–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 October 1915
Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Byron Augustus Stockwell

    Male1851–1922Male

    Florence E. Cummings

    Female1847–1933Female

siblings

(3)

    Bertha Cummings Stockwell

    Female1873–1941Female

    Harry Lewis Stockwell

    Male1877–1937Male

    Male1887–1961Male

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894

Age 7

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 20

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place now in Greater London, so called from Old English stocc ‘tree trunk’, ‘plank bridge’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

Sources (3)

  • John J Stockwell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John I Stockwell in household of Byrnn Stockwell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John I Stockwell in household of Byron H Stockwell, "United States Census, 1910"

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