William Andrew Stoddard

Male28 August 1867–16 July 1944

Brief Life History of William Andrew

When William Andrew Stoddard was born on 28 August 1867, in Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States, his father, John M. Stoddard, was 46 and his mother, Sophia Paige, was 38. He had at least 1 son with Elizabeth B. "Libbie" Burden. He lived in Argentine, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 7, Cameron, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 16 July 1944, in Howell, Livingston, Michigan, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Howell, Livingston, Michigan, United States.

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William Andrew Stoddard
Elizabeth B. "Libbie" Burden
John Manley Stoddard

Sources (13)

  • William Stoddard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wm. Stoddard, "Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • William Andrew Stoddard, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 3

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for someone who looked after a stud of horses, from Middle English and Older Scots stod(e), stud(e) ‘establishment where horses were bred’, ‘herd of stallions or mares’ + herd(e) ‘herdsman’.

English: variant of Stothard, an occupational name for a keeper of cattle or horses, from Middle English stot ‘steer, bullock’ or ‘horse’ + herd(e) ‘herdsman’. The name was probably confused with Stodeherd ‘keeper of stud-horses’ (see above).

History: The Stoddard family of Boston, MA, was introduced by Anthony Stoddard (1600–1686), who settled there in 1639. Solomon Stoddard (1643–1728/9) was a prominent Congregational clergyman in MA, the grandfather of Jonathan Edwards, and progenitor of many noted descendants.

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

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