Asa Leander Stough

27 January 1887–6 February 1953 (Age 66)
Scotland, Missouri, United States

The Life of Asa Leander

When Asa Leander Stough was born on 27 January 1887, in Scotland, Missouri, United States, his father, Martin Morgan Stough, was 36 and his mother, Phebe Jane Stice, was 33. He married Kate Ethel Stone on 30 August 1910. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Mount Pleasant Township, Scotland, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 6 February 1953, in Rolla, Phelps, Missouri, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Doolittle, Phelps, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Asa Leander Stough
Kate Ethel Stone
Marriage: 30 August 1910
Eugene Sylvester Stough

Spouse and Children

30 August 1910


Parents and Siblings

    Martin Morgan Stough





    Elizabeth Ann "Eliza" Stough


    Mary Levina Stough


    Sarah Jane Stough



    George Washington Stough


+7 More Children

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 17

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Stauch.2 metonymic occupational name for a maker of scarves.3 habitational name from places named Stauch in the Rhineland and Saxony.

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

Sources (3)

  • Asa Stough, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Asa L Stough, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Asa L Stough in household of Martin Stough, "United States Census, 1900"

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