Lydia Caroline Stork

6 June 1894–22 June 1961 (Age 67)
Bushdale, Milam, Texas, United States

The Life of Lydia Caroline

When Lydia Caroline Stork was born on 6 June 1894, in Bushdale, Milam, Texas, United States, her father, Adolph Stork, was 45 and her mother, Roffine Loehr, was 37. She married Herbert Menn on 3 December 1912, in Milam, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Milam, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 4, Milam, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 22 June 1961, in Pasadena, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Menn
Lydia Caroline Stork
Marriage: 3 December 1912
Wallie Mina Menn
Helen Christine Menn
Edwin Herbert Menn
Rubin Adolph Menn

Spouse and Children

3 December 1912
Milam, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Adolph Stork





    Phillipp Peter Stork


    Roffine Emile Stork


    Amelia Stork


    Emma Stork


    Ida Francisca Stork


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 7

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 18

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English stork ‘stork’, hence a nickname for a thin man with long legs, or perhaps occasionally a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a stork. In Yorkshire, where the name is most frequent, it may be a habitational name from a place so named (now known as Storkhill), near Beverley.2 North German: nickname for someone thought to resemble a stork, Middle Low German stork.3 German: habitational name from a place so named in Hesse.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Liddie Menn in household of Herbert Menn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lydia Mann in household of Herbert Mann, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lidia Stork in household of Adolph Stork, "United States Census, 1900"

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