Edward Arba Stuntz

21 July 1907–7 August 1953 (Age 46)
Honner Township, Redwood, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Edward Arba

When Edward Arba Stuntz was born on 21 July 1907, in Honner Township, Redwood, Minnesota, United States, his father, Edward Simpson Stuntz, was 35 and his mother, Bertha May Shenkle, was 32. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Anna Olsen. He lived in Pillager, Cass, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and Black Hawk Township, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States in 1925. He died on 7 August 1953, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Maine Township, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Arba Stuntz
Anna Olsen
Kenneth Edward Stuntz
Tom Stuntz
Phyllis Elaine Stuntz

Spouse and Children



    Kenneth Edward Stuntz


    Phyllis Elaine Stuntz


    Tom Stuntz


Parents and Siblings



    Esther Stuntz


    Fern Emma Stuntz


    Mildred Blanche Stuntz


    Helen Isabel Stuntz



World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 12

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.

Age 13

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German stunz ‘short’, ‘blunt’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edward Stuntz in household of Harry Peterson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward Stuntz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward Stuntz in household of E S Stuntz, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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