Chester Charlie Stocker

1 December 1896–9 February 1975 (Age 78)
Greenville, Bond, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Chester Charlie

When Chester Charlie Stocker was born on 1 December 1896, in Greenville, Bond, Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph Jacob Stocker, was 31 and his mother, Bertha Glock, was 27. He married Lucille Geraldine Perkins on 28 March 1926, in St. Francois, Missouri, United States. He lived in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Union Township, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 9 February 1975, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hillview Memorial Gardens, St. Francois Township, St. Francois, Missouri, United States.

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Chester Charlie Stocker
Lucille Geraldine Perkins
Marriage: 28 March 1926

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 March 1926St. Francois, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1897 · Beginnings of Kmart
    Age 1
    Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 2
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    Age 21
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    German (also Stöcker):1. topographic name for someone living by a tree stump ( see Stock 2) or an occupational name for a tree cutter, from Middle High German stocken ‘to clear land’. 2. from Middle High German stocker ‘jailer’.

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Chester C Stocker, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Chester Stocker, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Chester C Stocker in household of Joseph J Stocker, "United States Census, 1910"

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