Willie Lee Stinson

1 June 1877–9 May 1966 (Age 88)
Russell, Virginia, United States

The Life of Willie Lee

When Willie Lee Stinson was born on 1 June 1877, in Russell, Virginia, United States, his father, John Thomas Stinson, was 24 and his mother, Clarissa Nancy Virginia Taylor, was 19. He married Bertha Thompson in 1916, in Mingo, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Williamson, Mingo, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Williamson Magisterial District, Mingo, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 9 May 1966, in Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Maher, Mingo, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Willie Lee Stinson
Bertha Thompson
Marriage: 1916
Dorothy V Stinson
Margaret Stinson

Spouse and Children

Mingo, West Virginia, United States


    Dorothy V Stinson


    Margaret Stinson


Parents and Siblings

    John Thomas Stinson


    Clarissa Nancy Virginia Taylor




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 17

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 24

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English (mainly northern Ireland): variant of Stenson 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William L Stnson in household of J T Stnson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William L Stinson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William L Stinson, "United States Census, 1930"

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