Jessie Alma Stout

7 January 1890–1975 (Age 84)
Hazelwood, Liberty Township, Hendricks, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Jessie Alma

When Jessie Alma Stout was born on 7 January 1890, in Hazelwood, Liberty Township, Hendricks, Indiana, United States, her father, Augustine St. Clair Stout, was 35 and her mother, Sophia Elizabeth Elmore, was 27. She married Lafayette Richard on 5 December 1908, in Hendricks, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Liberty Township, Hendricks, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. She died in 1975, at the age of 85, and was buried in Center Valley, Liberty Township, Hendricks, Indiana, United States.

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Lafayette Richard
Jessie Alma Stout
Marriage: 5 December 1908
Laura Marie Richard

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  • Marriage
    5 December 1908Hendricks, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 6
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded
    Age 16
    The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    Irish and English:1. nickname for a brave or powerfully built man, from Middle English stout ‘steadfast’. 2. from the Old Norse byname Stútr ‘gnat’, denoting a small and insignificant person. 3. possibly also a habitational name from a minor place named with the Old English element stūt ‘stumpy hillock’, which is found as a component in various Devon place names.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Alma Stout in household of Augustine Stout, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Alma J Richard in household of Lafayette Richard, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Jessie Alma Stout, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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