William Hale Stokes

3 June 1861–3 December 1949 (Age 88)
New York City, New York, United States

The Life Summary of William Hale

When William Hale Stokes was born on 3 June 1861, in New York City, New York, United States, his father, William Henry Stokes, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Hale, was 30. He married Esther Anderson Homer on 22 September 1881. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Wardner, Shoshone, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Kellogg, Shoshone, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 3 December 1949, in Silverton, Shoshone, Idaho, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Shoshone, Idaho, United States.

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William Hale Stokes
Esther Anderson Homer
Marriage: 22 September 1881
Esther Stokes
Mary Caroline Stokes
William Hale Stokes
Henry Stokes
Russell Homer Stokes
Alice H Stokes
George Washington Stokes
John Edward Stokes
Clara Stokes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 September 1881
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 2
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    Age 23
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English (Staffordshire and Warwickshire): variant of Stoke with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s. This name has been established in Ireland since the 14th century.

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

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    Sources (28)

    • W H Stokes in entry for Clara Homer Stokes, "Idaho, County Birth and Death Records, 1883-1929"
    • Henry Stoker in household of William Stoker, "United States Census, 1880"
    • W H Stokes in entry for George Stokes and Leota Showalter, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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