John Lee Stains

17 September 1889–29 May 1953 (Age 63)
Richmond Furnace, Metal Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Lee

When John Lee Stains was born on 17 September 1889, in Richmond Furnace, Metal Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Hiram Stains, was 27 and his mother, Laura Virginia Pfoutz, was 24. He married Lydia Victoria Geyer on 3 December 1932, in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Metal, Metal Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years and Guilford Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 29 May 1953, in Metal Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

John Lee Stains
Lydia Victoria Geyer
Marriage: 3 December 1932

Spouse and Children

3 December 1932
Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Hiram Stains


    Arthur Stains


    Norma Stains


    Russell Stains


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 16

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 17

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

Variant spelling of English Staines .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Stains, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Stains in household of Hiram Stains, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Staines in household of Hiram Staines, "United States Census, 1900"

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