Russell Harry Stauffer

10 December 1927–17 August 1994 (Age 66)
Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States

The Life of Russell Harry

When Russell Harry Stauffer was born on 10 December 1927, in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States, his father, Russell Warren Stauffer, was 21 and his mother, Mildred Louise Staub, was 19. He married Carol Lee Mellus on 22 June 1949, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 17 August 1994, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 66.

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Russell Harry Stauffer
Carol Lee Mellus
Marriage: 22 June 1949
James Warren Stauffer

Spouse and Children

22 June 1949
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1928 · Fire in the Temple

Age 1

In November of 1928, there was a fire that destroyed the annex of the St. George Temple.

Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 18

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

South German:1. occupational name for a maker or seller of beakers or mugs, from an agent derivative of Middle High German stouf ‘beaker’, ‘stoup’. 2. habitational name for someone from any of the various minor places named with this word, for example Stauf, Staufen; the reference is to hills thought to resemble a beaker in shape.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Russell H Stauffer, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Russell Stauffer in household of Russell W Stauffer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Russell Stauffer in household of Russell Stauffer, "United States Census, 1940"

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