Eldon Jefferson Stanger

6 November 1929–4 October 2007 (Age 77)
American Falls, Power, Idaho, United States

The Life of Eldon Jefferson

When Eldon Jefferson Stanger was born on 6 November 1929, in American Falls, Power, Idaho, United States, his father, John Rudger Stanger, was 41 and his mother, Alta Pearl Hunt, was 37. He lived in American Falls Election Precinct 2, Power, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 4 October 2007, in Greenville, Greene, New York, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

John Rudger Stanger
1888–1938
Alta Pearl Hunt
1892–1983
Oscar Woodrow Stanger
1913–1937
John Rodney Stanger
1915–1985
Marjanette Stanger
1917–2006
Cecil Hunt Stanger
1919–2000
George Liberty Stanger
1921–1997
Conover Taylor Stanger
1925–2013
Dora Maevonne Stanger
1926–2018
Eleanor Maxine Stanger
1927–1994
Eldon Jefferson Stanger
1929–2007
Donald Dewey Stanger
1934–2005
Charles Vard Stanger
1937–1990

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World Events (8)

1931

Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1932

Age 3

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1950

Age 21

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Newcastle and Durham): of uncertain origin, probably a derivative of northern Middle English stang ‘pole’ (of Old Norse origin). Possible meanings include a topographic name for someone who lived by a pole or stake ( compare Stakes ) or an occupational name for someone armed with one. Alternatively, it may be a nickname for someone who had ‘ridden the stang’, i.e. been carried on a pole through the streets as an object of derision, in punishment for some misdemeanor. However, this custom is of uncertain antiquity.2 Orcadian: probably a habitational name from a minor place called Stanagar in the parish of Stromness.3 German: occupational name for a maker of shafts for spears and the like, from an agent derivative of Middle High German stange ‘pole’, ‘shaft’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eldon Jefferson Stanger, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Eldon Jefferson Stanger in household of Alta Pearl Hunt Stanger, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Eldon J Stanger in household of John R Stanger, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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