Gordon Wesley Stump

Male15 October 1893–12 January 1944

Brief Life History of Gordon Wesley

When Gordon Wesley Stump was born on 15 October 1893, in Glade Spring, Washington, Virginia, United States, his father, Robert Randolph Stump, was 22 and his mother, Lula Jane Cullip, was 24. He had at least 5 sons and 1 daughter with Georgia B Turner. He lived in Virginia, United States in 1893 and Rich Valley District, Smyth, Virginia, United States in 1940. In 1944, his occupation is listed as watchman in Saltville, Smyth, Virginia, United States. He died on 12 January 1944, in Saltville, Smyth, Virginia, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Elizabeth Cemetery, Saltville, Smyth, Virginia, United States.

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Gordon Wesley Stump
Georgia B Turner
Robert E Stump
Melvin Edward Stump
Luther James Stump
Mary Lue Stump
J C Stump
Ralph Douglas Stump

Sources (19)

  • Gorden Stump, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gorden W. Stump, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • Gordon Stump, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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Children (6)

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World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 1

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.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 14

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English and German: from Middle Low German stump ‘tree stump’ (borrowed into Middle English), hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a prominent tree stump, or else a nickname for a short, stocky person.

German: nickname from Middle High German stumpf ‘maimed, mentally incompetent’ for a dull or inexperienced person.

German (mainly northern and central): variant of Stumm .

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

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